Born on October 13, 1968 in Elektrostal, Moscow Region.
1992: Graduated from the Gubkin State Academy of Oil and Gas.
Worked for the Russian Ministry of Fuel and Energy, LUKoil and Zarubezhneft.
2005 – 2008: Director of the Economics and Finance Department at the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment.
2008 – 2011: Deputy Minister of Natural Resources and Environment.
2011: Director General of Rosgeo.
May 21, 2012: Appointed Minister of Natural Resources and Environment under a presidential executive order.
March 14, 2015: Appointed Deputy Chairman of the State Commission for Arctic Development under a Government resolution.
Dismissed from the post of Minister of Natural Resources and Environment of the Russian Federation in keeping with Executive Order of the President of the Russian Federation of May 18, 2018.