Pavel Nikolaevich Zavalny was born on August 11, 1961 in p. Khotkovo, Duminichsky District, Kaluga Region of the RSFSR, USSR.
In 1984 he graduated from the Kaluga branch of the Moscow Higher Technical School. Bauman.
Candidate of Technical Sciences, corresponding member of the International Academy of Economics and Business, full member of the International Academy of Informatization.
From 1984 to 1987 he worked as an engineer, dispatcher, and head of the Tyumentransgaz compressor station.
From 1987 to 1995, he worked at a subsidiary of Gazprom - Tyumentransgaz as deputy head, chief engineer of the department, head of the production department.
In 1995, he was appointed Deputy General Director of Gazprom Tyumentransgaz.
In 1996, he was appointed General Director of Gazprom's Tyumentransgaz, held this position until 2008.
In 2008, he was appointed General Director of Gazprom Transgaz Yugorsk, where he worked until 2011.
From 2001 to 2011, he was elected three times as a deputy of the Duma of the Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous Okrug - Ugra, a deputy of the third convocation from constituency No. 4, a deputy of the fourth convocation from a single-member constituency No. 1, a deputy of the fifth convocation from a single-mandate electoral district No. 1.
In 2011, he was elected to the State Duma of the VI convocation, ran on the lists of the United Russia party.
In 2018, he reelected to the State Duma of the VII convocation, was elected a deputy in the Khanty-Mansiysk single-mandate electoral district No. 222.
President of the Russian Billiard Sports Federation.
Author of about 20 scientific publications on the problems of gas pipelines construction progressive ecology.