Education: Tomsk Polytechnic College – “Oil and gas field development and operation”; Tyumen State Oil-and-Gas University – “Designing and operation of oil and gas pipelines and storage.” He started his career from the position of breakdown mechanic at Tomskneft’s Oil-Water Contact, research and manufacturing association, then moved on to Vasyugan’s oil-and-gas production department in 1994. Over 10 years, he worked his way up to head of the pipeline breakage operation, repair and response department. In 2007, he moved to the position of leading expert in the integrity and infrastructure department of TNK-BP OJSC. During his work at TNK-BP OJSC, he coordinated issues of reliability enhancement for the use of hazardous industrial facilities. He has successfully realized innovation project fulfillment in pipelines diagnostics with the participation of Russian and foreigner partners. He held this position until 2010. From 2010 to 2013, he headed the pipeline integrity management department at Samotlorneftegaz, OJSC. In 2013 he joined Bashneft, JS oil company, the HSE department, where he coordinated the cooperation with the legislative and executive branches of government. Professional experience: -Programs development and realization focused on reliability enhancement for the use of hazardous industrial facilities in oil industry ground infrastructure; -Business processes creation in ground infrastructure integrity management (inhibition, diagnostics, independent external technical supervision, etc.) -Creation of administrative structures for hazardous facility integrity management in companies -Cooperation with governmental authorities