He was born in 1968 in Leningrad. In 1987-1989. served in the army. In 1991 he graduated from the Economics Faculty of St. Petersburg State University with a degree in Political Economy, Ph.D. in Economics.
In 1991-1993 - Lecturer at the Faculty of Economics, St. Petersburg State University; 1992-1993 - commercial agent of CJSC Fresi Grant; 1993-1999 - General Director of CJSC Rossi; 1999-2004 - General Director of LLC "Corporation S"; 2004-2009 - Chairman of the Committee for Investments and Strategic Projects of the Government of St. Petersburg; 2009 - Member of the Government of St. Petersburg, Chairman of the Committee for Economic Development, Industrial Policy and Trade; 2009-2012 - Director of the Department of Industry and Infrastructure of the Government of the Russian Federation. 2012-2018 - Minister of Transport of the Russian Federation.
He was awarded: the Order of Honor (2014), the Medal of the Order of Merit for the Fatherland (II degree), the Certificate of Honor of the President of the Russian Federation (2015), the gratitude of the President of the Russian Federation (2012), the breastplate " Honored Transport Worker of Russia "(2012), other departmental awards.
Does not posess any shares of JSC Zarubezhneft