In 2000 he graduated from the St. Petersburg Trade and Economic Institute specializing in Accounting and Auditing; after that he underwent advanced training in Foreign Financial Reporting Standards at St. Petersburg International Management Institute.

In 1998-2001 he worked as an accountant, then as a chief accountant in various organizations in St. Petersburg.

More than 10 years he has specialized in corporate finance of companies involved in telecommunications.

In 2001 he joined Petersburg Transit Telecom JSC first as a Financial Analyst; then he was promoted to Comptroller, Financial Manager of Special Projects and Deputy Chief Financial Officer.

In 2005 he became Head of Corporate Planning and Budgetary Control Department in Synterra JSC. Later he worked there as Department Director and Deputy Chief Financial Officer.

From September 2008 to the present he has worked as Deputy General Director for Economics and Finance in MTT JSC.