Graduated from I.M. Sechenov Moscow Medical Academy (Sechenov University) with a Doctorate of Pharmacy in 1993. From 1993 to 2016, he worked as an assessor/reviewer and a director of the Center for Drug Evaluation and Control at FSBI ‘Scientific Center for Evaluation of Medicinal Products’ of Ministry of Health assessing non-clinical and clinical parts of marketing authorization applications and clinical trial applications. Since 2000, he holds a Ph.D. in Clinical Pharmacology. Since 2013 he is a Doctorate of Science in Clinical Pharmacology. Beginning in 2016, he is a drug development and authorization specialist at Center of Scientific Advice Ltd. He has over 80 publications in scientific journals. His areas of interest include regulatory affairs in human medicines, biosimilars, generic medicinal products, pharmaceutical legislation of the U.S., EU, and EAEU.