Honored Lawyer of the Russian Federation, Doctor of Law, Professor. Head of the Department of the All-Russian Academy of Foreign Trade (AAVT) of the Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation.
Honorary Worker of Higher Professional Education of the Russian Federation. Honorary Professor of a number of universities in the Republic of Kazakhstan (National University named after Al-Farabi, University named after D.A.Kunaev, International University of Information Technologies).
Laureate of the A.N. Kosygin of the Petrovsk Academy of Sciences and Arts (2014).
Date of birth — October 5, 1954. Place of birth — Irkutsk region. In 1972-1974. served in the SA (in Mongolia). 1975-1980 — studies at the Moscow State Institute of International Relations of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the USSR at the International Law Faculty.
For many years he worked in the state authorities of the USSR and Russia, including abroad. He was in charge of a foreign trade enterprise.
Since 1997, Head of the Department of International Law at the All-Russian Academy of Foreign Trade of the Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation.
Expert of the Russian Academy of Sciences. Arbitrator of the ICAC and the Arbitration Center of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs — the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs; participated in the resolution of international commercial disputes abroad.
Member of the Writers’ Union of the Russian Federation. Awarded with thanks and insignia of various departments, the medal «In commemoration of the 200th anniversary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia» and others.
Legal consultant for large enterprises, government agencies and public organizations in Russia. Member of the Russian Association of International Law, editorial boards of several legal journals, dissertation councils.
Previously, he was a consultant to the State Duma, the Accounts Chamber, the General Prosecutor’s Office, and other state bodies, a member of the International Legal Council under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, a member of the Expert Council for the Protection of Investments Abroad (within the framework of the Office of the Presidential Commissioner for the Protection of the Rights of Russian Companies and Entrepreneurs).
Author of a large number of textbooks and scientific articles on legal issues, including international law, private international law, civil and commercial law of foreign countries.