- Born September 8, 1964, Moscow.
- Has a PhD in Economics and a degree in Law.
- Until 1994: Military officer; Reserve colonel.
- 1994—1998: Ran his own business for a year; subsequently worked in television as a presenter of his own programme "Na Dorogakh Rossii" (On Russia's Roads) on the national VGTRK Channel.
- 2000: Worked in the Moscow government.
- May 2000: Appointed Head of the Inspection Office of the Russian Audit Chamber.
- May 2006: Deputy Head of the Administrative Directorate of the State Duma.
- April 2008: Head of the Finance and Economic Department of the State Duma.
- 31 December 2010: Head of the Department for Media and Advertising.
- 6 June 2013: Appointed Acting Head of the Department for Media and Advertising.
- 17 September 2013: Appointed Head of the Department for Media and Advertising.
- 17 March 2015: Appointed Head of the Department for Multicultural Policy, Interregional Cooperation and Tourism.
- Actual State Councillor of the Russian Federation, 2nd class.