Born in 1969 (Kropyvnytskyi, Ukraine).
1994 - earned his MA in English at V.N. Karazin Kharkiv National University (Department of Foreign Languages).
Freelance translator/interpreter since 2001. Translated projects for major petroleum companies (Shell, BP), banks (VTB, Privatbank), Government of Ukraine, football clubs (CSKA Moscow), agencies and organizations (InformNapalm). Also translates fiction stories.
1998 - 2001 - translator/interpreter at ITN Agency. Translated all kinds of administrative papers and contracts.
1995 - 1997 - translator/interpreter at Joint-Venture Poltava Petroleum Company.