- Over 18 years of experience at management positions in the mining industry
- Over 12 years worked at Yakutugol in production and export departments. Since 2008 served as Director for technical policy of GeoProMining group and Project manager of Yakutia projects.
- A degree in power engineering from Bratsk industrial Institute
- An MBA degree in sales and marketing from Institute of Business Studies (IBS-Moscow) within the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration