Chair of the Supervisory Board of the MFA, Crimea studies expert, Editor-in-chief of the http://www.blackseanews.net/Graduated from the Sevastopol Instrument Technology Institute. Worked as an expert and journalist/editor in the Crimean media:
Deputy editor of the Vedomosti Tavrycheskye newspaper "(1991-1993), co-founder and senior consultant to the administration of Ukraine's first North Crimean experimental economic zone Sivash (1994-1998), chief editor of the SEEZ Siwash Business Review (1995-1999), correspondent of Business (2002-2004).
Chief editor of the Bolshaya Yalta News (2005-2014). Since 2010 - co-founder and chief editor of the web portal Blackseanews.net.
At the beginning of 2014 moved to Kyiv because of the annexation of Crimea. Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the Maidan of Foreign Affairs.