BORN 1960, Moscow.
EDUCATION Moscow Aviation Institute, 1983; Kuybyshev Belarusian State Institute of the National Economy, 1991; Institute of Political Science and Social Management of the Communist Party of Belarus, 1991.
CAREER Started out as a foreman of the mechanical assembly shop at the Vavilov plant in Minsk. In 1985-1988 worked at the Diaprojektor plant in the town of Rogachev. An instructor of the Rogachev Town Committee of the Communist Party of Belarus in 1988-1989. Head of the economic planning department, deputy director of economy - head of the economic planning department at the Diaprojektor plant in 1991-1995.
Deputy head of the control service of the President of the Republic of Belarus in 1995-1996; Deputy Chairman of the State Control Committee of Belarus in 1996-1998; President of the Belarusian State Concern for the Light Industry since June 1998.
Chairman of the State Control Committee in 1998-2000. Appointed First Deputy Prime Minister in 2000, Deputy Prime Minister of Belarus in 2001. In 2002-2003 Deputy Prime Minister, Economy Minister of the Republic of Belarus. Appointed Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Belarus in December 2003.
Appointed Deputy Head of the Presidential Administration of Belarus in December 2010.
From November 2011 to August 2012 Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Belarus to the Russian Federation, Permanent Representative of the Republic of Belarus in the Eurasian Economic Community on concurrent.
Head of the Belarus President Administration since August 2012.
Appointed Prime Minister of the Republic of Belarus in December 2014.