Graduated from the Gubkin Russian State University of Oil and Gas in 2001 with a degree in Oil and Gas Fields Development and Operation, in 2003 – with a degree in Economics and Management in Oil and Gas Industry. From 2002 to 2004, worked in Nortgas as well diagnostics operator and well diagnostics foreman. From 2004 to 2005, worked in Yurkharovneftegas as engineer and lead engineer in the Field Development Group. In 2005, he was employed by NOVATEK where he worked as chief specialist and head of Field Development Analysis Group. In 2007, he was transferred to NOVATEK-YURKHAROVNEFTEGAS to the position of Deputy General Director – Chief Geologist. Since 2009, he held the position of managing director of OOO NEU, in 2010 he became the general director of ZAO Investgeoservis. In 2011, he was elected General Director of NOVATEK-YURKHAROVNEFTEGAS. In 2014, he was elected General Director of Arctic LNG 2. In 2017, he became the General Director of Cryogas-Vysotsk.
In 2019, he was appointed NOVATEK’s Deputy Chairman of the Management Board - Director for Geology. In December 2021, Sergey Solovyov was appointed NOVATEK’s Deputy Chairman of the Management Board – Director for Prospective Projects with authority over LNG, decarbonization and gas chemical projects.