Born on 10 January 1948 in Leningrad.
1975: graduated from the Department of Economics of the Lomonosov Moscow State University.
1978: completed postgraduate studies at the Department of Economics of the Lomonosov Moscow State University.
Candidate of Economic Sciences; Associate Professor.
He was awarded the Certificate of Honour of the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation.
1992: Deputy Minister of Finance of the Russia Federation.
Since March 2013: Advisor to the Governor of the Bank of Russia.
Author of more than 20 research papers; holds government awards.
Member of the Bank of Russia Board of Directors (since 10 October 2018).