- Born in 1967 in Chisinau.
- Graduated from the Technical University (Construction Engineering).
- Served in the Navy (Northern Fleet).
- Mr Volkov’s career in housing and utilities included several positions, from a plumber to an engineer. He worked his way up in management from the junior staff to the head of a district council and deputy prefect.
- 1995–2012: Employed with the Obruchevsky District Council (Southwestern Administrative Area).
- 2012: Deputy Prefect of the Southwestern Administrative Area; in charge of utilities and amenities and the improvement of residential areas.
- 2012 (18 December): Appointed Prefect of the Southwestern Administrative Area, by Moscow Mayor executive order.
- 2013 (6 June): Appointed Acting Prefect of the Southwestern Administrative Area.
- September 17, 2013: Appointed Prefect of the Southwestern Administrative Area.
- Married, with five children.