Economics and temporarily occupied territories studies expert, Chair of the Executive Board of the Black Sea Institute of Strategic StudiesGraduated from the Poltava Cooperation Institute with an MS in trade economics.
In 1987—2000 years worked in various management positions in the system of consumer cooperatives.
In 2004—2014 - senior lecturer, deputy Dean, deputy Provost.
Served as an expert in legal, financial, economic and budgetary issues for multiple projects of the Tauride Institute for Regional Development.
Collaborated with the Blackseanews web portal since its inception.