Andrey A.Manin, the native of Petrozavodsk, was born on June 21, 1956. Worked as a teacher of foreign language in Olonets secondary school, served in the Armed forces, headed regional Komsomol (YCL) committee, was the private enterprise director. Since 1994 he was on municipal and public service, having held posts of head the department for international relations of the mayoralty of Petrozavodsk, representative of the Head of the Republic of Karelia in the Legislative Assembly, deputy head of Administration of the Head of the Republic of Karelia. He is the merited worker of national economy of the Republic of Karelia. He is married and has one son.