A professional photographer, he graduated from the New York Institute of Professional Photography and is an associate professor and instructor of photojournalism at the Griboyedov Institute of International Law and Economics. He is a professor and lecturer of photojournalism at the A. S. Griboyedov Institute of International Law and Economics and teaches courses and lectures on the history, theory and practice of photography.
Member of the Donors Forum AGO Council, Chairman of the Council of the Association of Volunteer Centers, Chairman of the State Duma Committee on Youth Policy, member of the CCI RF Council on Sustainable Business, CSR and Volunteering
Deputy Dean of the Graduate School of Business at the National Research University Higher School of Economics, Professor of Practice, Academic Director of the Master's Program "Company Sustainability Management
President of the Foundation "Siberian Center for Support of Public Initiatives", Chairman of the Commission for the Development of Civil Initiatives, Voluntarism, Charity and NGOs of the Public Chamber of the Novosibirsk Region