1986-1991: The Moscow State Medical Academy after SECHENOV, Bachelor’s (Specialist’s) Degree in Pharmacy; Pharmacist; 1991-1992: External Post-Graduate course in Pharmaceutical Chemistry & Pharmacognosy under the State Scientific-Research Institute of Drugs Quality Control and Expertize. 20 years’ experience of working in the pharmaceutical industry, inclusive of 15 years Regulatory Affairs with foreign and domestic pharmaceutical companies and groups Besins Healthcare (BEL), Bayer Schering Pharma (DEU), Consult Business Group (RUS), Ursapharm Arzneimittel (DEU), ICN Pharmaceuticals Switzerland (CHE), Solco Basel (CHE), Lans-Pharm (RUS).