- He joined the Elgacoal team in 2020.
- He has 20 years of experience in the mining industry. Before joining Elgacoal he was the director of the Solntsevsky coal mine for more than 5 years and oversaw production growth from 4 to 9 million tonnes per year.
- He graduated from Kuzbass State Technical University with degree in Mining Engineering. He also holds a joint MBA in Metals & Mining from MISiS (National University of Science and Technology) and Moscow State University.
- He holds a full Cavalier of the "Miner's Glory" Badge.