Andrey graduated from the Moscow Textile Institute, with a master’s degree in chemistry. He started working in the textile industry and held a number of positions before he joined Cognis Deutchland GmbH, where he gained experience in the Personal and Home Care industry. He also worked as Regional Sales manager for Cargill Flavour Systems and Commercial Director Flavours at Firmench LLC. At Sunfruit LLC, a producer of ingredients and flavours for soft drinks, he was Business Development Director. He joined Azelis as Managing Director, Russia in 2013.