Born on January 18, 1959 in Moscow. In 1983 graduated from the Department of Philology, Lomonosov Moscow State University. In 1998 received further education in Social Marketing at the Education Development Center (Boston, USA).
Member of the Commission for social policy, labor relations and quality of life at the Civic Chamber of the Russian Federation.
Member of the Expert Board at the Government of the Russian Federation, Member of the Council on Patronage in the Social Sphere at the Government.
Awarded with a Golden badge of honor “Public recognition” for major personal contribution to the development of charity in Russia, active civil position (2009); has a note of acknowledgement from the President of the Russian Federation for major contribution in the development of social society institutes and active participation in the work of the Civic Chamber (2010).