Graduated from Faculty of Economics of Moscow Technical University of Communication and Informatics.
1986–1991 – Engineer Economist at the Central Research Institute of Communication;
1991–2005 – Research Associate, an expert at the Center of Economic and Political Research, Volunteering Assistant to a deputy in the RF Federal Assembly State Duma; Editor and Political Analyst of WOSTOK journal (the Federal Republic of Germany);
2005–2009 – Chief Editor, Director General of “Reforma Publishing House” LLC;
2009 – present – employed with the Federal State Budgetary Institution “Analytical Center for the Government of the Russian Federation”, held posts of Advisor, Head of Department for Organization of Expert and Analytical Events and Training Programmes, since February 2012 – Deputy Director General.