Graduated from the Faculty of Philosophy of the Kyiv University, sociology
Before 1990 was member of Communist Party of Soviet Union, then for some time served as Deputy Chairman of the All-Ukrainian Workers' Party (CPT)
1991-1992 - Political TV columnist UT-1.
1990-1994 - Consultant of the Committee of the Verkhovna Rada on Fighting against Organized Crime and Corruption.
In 1994, participated in the first presidential campaign of former Prime Minister of Ukraine Leonid Kuchma.
1994-1996 - Head of the Information and Analytical Department of the Presidential Administration of Ukraine (L. Kuchma).
1996-1998 - Deputy Director of the National Security Support Fund.
1998-2000 - political technologist.
2000-2002 - expert of the Agency for Humanitarian Technologies, President of the Trident Agency for Corporate Support, Head of the Center for Socio-Political Technologies.
Since 2003 - Head of the Sociological Service of the National Institute for Strategic Studies under the President of Ukraine, Director of the Sociological Service "Ukrainian Barometer"