Born on September 8, 1966 in Chigirin of the Cherkass region (Ukraine).
Graduated from the Kiev Higher Naval School (1988),
Lecturer of history and social studies.
- After graduation of school he served as officer-political employee of the North Fleet (1988 – 1992);
- Leading specialist, Chief specialist, Deputy Head of Department, Head of Main Department of expert-analytical work of the Ministry for Press and Mass Media of the Republic of Kazakhstan (1992 – 1994);
- Head of the Department, Deputy Director, First Deputy Director of the Center for Analysis and Strategic Studies under the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan (1994 – 1997);
- Director of the Kazakhstan Institute for Strategic Studies under the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan;
- Vice-Minister for Information and Social Consent of the Republic of Kazakhstan (1997 – 1998);
- Since May 1998, Head of the Kazakhstan President’s press service. He is currently on diplomatic service as Councilor-Envoy of the Embassy of the Republic of Kazakhstan in the Russian Federation.