Born March 9, 1958 in Tselinograd, Kazakh SSR.
Education, Academic Degrees, and Titles:
- Institute of Technology, Dzhambul, Kazakh SSR, chemical process engineer.
- Gubkin Russian State University of Oil And Gas, Moscow, engineer majoring in Methods and Technology of Oil and Gas Engineering.
- Financial University under the Government of the Russian Federation, Moscow, economist majoring in Finance and Credit.
- Saint Petersburg University of Law, lawyer majoring in Civil Law.
- Postgraduate course at Saint Petersburg University of Law, Candidate of Juridical Sciences majoring in Criminal Procedural Law.
- Doctoral studies at the Plekhanov Russian University of Economics, Doctor of Economics majoring in Free Economic Zones.
- Academician of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences.
- Academician of the International Informatization Academy.
- Academician of the Russian Academy of Social Sciences.
- Academician of the International Academy of Economics and Law.