Born on February 24, 1952 in Rassvet, Mtsencky district of the Oryol Oblast
In 1975 graduated from the Higher Red Banner School of the Committee of State Security of the USSR, with thw specialization in Law; PhD
1975 – 2004 – USSR State Security Committee, subsequently RF Federal Security Service;
2004 – 2006 – Deputy Head of the Federal Customs Service.
2006 – 2007 – Director for special assignments of the Federal State Unitary Enterprise Rosoboronexport
2007 – present – Deputy CEO of Rostec
Rewarded with the Order of Military Merit, Order of Honor and a number of government medals.
Mr Volobuev is married and has two daughters.