Director of UkrNIMI NASU, Corresponding member of National Academy of Science of Ukraine, Ukrainian state research and design institute of mining geology, rock mechanics and mine surveying
Born on 10 October 1953 in Tartu (Estonia). Graduated at Moscow State University M.V. Lomonosov. Began his career in 1977 in Moscow Scientific Research and Design Institute of Coal. Within 7 years he has gone from an engineer to senior researcher. Since 1984 he has worked in UkrNIMI and in 2000 became its Director.
Session 4 - Responsible mining and mine closure planning