1968 - 1972 Degree in Engineering, Sorbonne University, Paris, France
1972 - 1987 Engineer, later Deputy Director of Sophia Antipolis Science Park, Nice, France.
1988 - 1992 General Director of TSD & Stratech/international science park consulting.
1993 - 2003 Vice President, Regional Director for Russia and CIS, SchlumbergerGroup, St. Petersburg, Russia.
2003 - 2005 Independent Consultant, Advisor at the SPE Russian Oil & Gas Exploration and Production Technical Conference and Exhibition.
2006 - 2007 Member of the Board of Directors of SUEK Siberian Energy Coal Company, Moscow, Russia.
2007 - 2008 General Director for Russia and CIS, Enel.
2008 - 2013 Chairman of the Board of Directors, President of Enel OGK-5.
2013 - present Member of the Board of Directors at Sophia Antipolis Science Park.
April 2016 - present Chairman of RTF Board of Directors
2008 - 2013 Member of the 'Market Council' professional community of energy companies of Russia.
2008 - 2013 Member of the Council of Power Producers.
2011 Member of the Board of Directors of the European Business Association.
2006 - 2007 Chairman of the Supervisory Board of SUEK Corporate University.
2001 Founder of Club de Nice, which organises European Energy Forum. Founder of a series of science and innovation events, conferences and festivals for Sophia Antipolis science park.
Additional education (1967-1973):
Lycee CorneilleRouen, Rouen, France.
Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia. The National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS), Paris, France.
University of Sorbonne in collaboration with Ecole Superieure Electricite.