Dr. Alexey Ferapontov was born in Moscow in 1963.
He graduated from the Moscow Institute of Electronic Machine Building and the Russian State Open Technical University of Railways as a Candidate of Technical Sciences. He then worked as Deputy Director General of Rosgosstrakh Insurance Company and Deputy Director General of Ingosstrakh Insurance Company.
In 2003, he joined Gosatomnadzor of Russia/Rostechnadzor. There he worked as Deputy Director of FSUE VO Safety, and Deputy Director of FSUE SEC Industrial Safety.
In 2008, he was appointed a Deputy Chairman of the Federal Environmental, Industrial & Nuclear Supervision Service of Russia (Rostechnadzor).