Born in 1945 in Leningrad. He graduated from the Faculty of Architecture of the Leningrad Institute of Civil Engineering. He worked as an engineer, senior architect of SKB, senior researcher, head of a department, and since 2001 — as general director of SPbIA. Member of the Presidium of the Union of Architects of Russia. Since 2012 — President of the St. Petersburg Union of Architects. PhD in architecture. Merited Architect of the Russian Federation.
President, St. Petersburg Union of architects; Vice-President, Russian Union of architects; Member, International Academy of architecture in Moscow.