He was born on May 8, 1951
1974: Graduated from the Admiral Makarov Leningrad Higher Marine Engineers School with a degree in engineering and ship navigation.
1987: Received a master mariner’s certificate.
1975-2004: Signed up as a fourth officer with the Murmansk High Seas Shipping Company.
From 1995: Captain of nuclear-powered icebreakers.
2004-2011: Chief of the Ship Navigation Directorate at the Federal Agency for Maritime and River Transport.
2011-2013: Deputy Chief of the Sovcomflot High Seas Navigation Safety Department.
From 2013: Chief of the Northern Sea Route Administration.
Awards and distinctions: For Labor Valor Medal,300th Anniversary of the Russian Navy Medal
Titles: Honorary Polar Explorer, Merited Transport Worker and Honorary Merchant Marine Worker.