Born 17 March 1974 in Moscow.

1996: Graduated with honours from Moscow State Open Pedagogical University with a degree in Mathematics and Computer Science Education.

2000: Graduated with honours from MGIMO University with a degree in State and Municipal Management with foreign language proficiency.

Has a DSc in Education and the status of Assistant Professor.

1994–1996: Maths teacher at School No. 176 in Moscow;

1996–1999: Postgraduate student at the Institute of Education Computerisation, Russian Academy of Education;

1998–2006: Researcher, Senior Researcher and Head of Laboratory at the Institute of Education Management, Russian Academy of Education;

2006–2008: Assistant to the Head of the Federal Service for Supervision in Education and Science;

2008–2009: Director of the Federal Testing Centre;

2009–2011: Director of the Institute of Education Management, Russian Academy of Education;

2011–2012: Deputy Director and Director of the Regional Development Department, Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation;

2012–2013: Director of the Department of Programme Management and Competitive Procedures, Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation.

2013–2020: Head of the Federal Service for Supervision in Education and Science. October 2017 – May 2018: Deputy Minister of Education and Science of the Russian Federation and Head of the Federal Service for Supervision in Education and Science;

21 January 2020: Appointed Minister of Education of the Russian Federation by a presidential executive order.

Married, with a son and a daughter.