Was born on the 23rd of December, 1962, in Arzamas-75 (Sarov).
1985: the Lobachevsky State University of Gorky, the Radiophysical Department.
1998: Ph.D. in Economics, the Lobachevsky State University of Gorky.
1985 – 1987: Engineer at the Gorky Research Institute of Instrument Engineering.
1987 - 1988: Secretary of the Youth League Committee at the Gorky Research Institute.
1988 – 1992: the Secretary of the Gorky Youth League Committee.
1992 – 2000: Director of Aval, Social and Industrial Insurance Company, Nizhni Novgorod.
2000 – 2007: State Duma Deputy of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation, a committee member, Deputy Chairperson of the State Duma Committee of the RF for economic policy, business and tourism.
2007 – 2008: Councilor to the Minister of Economic Development of the Russian Federation.
2008 – 2010: Director of the Joint Department of Analysis and Regulation of Foreign Economic Activity at the Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation.
2010 – 2015: Deputy Minister of Economic Development of the Russian Federation.
Since 13 February, 2015, A. Likhachev held the position of the First Deputy Minister of Economic Development of the Russian Federation.
On October 5, 2016, Alexei Likhachev has been appointed CEO of Rosatom State Nuclear Energy Corporation.