Graduate of the Sverdlovsk Institute of Law. R. A. Rudenko (now - the Ural State Law University).
Mr. Ovchinnikov is chairman of the Scientific Advisory Council of Alliance Legal CG and serves as the consultant in such areas of activity as: criminal law practice and economic security, administrative regulation and public-private partnership.
Colonel-General of the Police, Honored Lawyer of the Russian Federation. Russian statesman, member of the Board of the All-Russian Public Organization "Association of Lawyers of Russia".
In 2019, Mr. Ovchinnikov was appointed Chairman of the Commission for Safety of Entrepreneurial Activities of the Sverdlovsk Regional Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs. The Commission, headed by Nikolai Ovchinnikov, provides entrepreneurs with legal assistance on issues of digital security, protection of business from external and internal threats, and interaction with government agencies (learn more).
Director of the Bureau for the Coordination of Combating Organized Crime and Other Dangerous Types of Crimes on the Territory of the CIS Member States (from 2011 to 2014); State Secretary - Deputy Minister of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation (from 2006 to 2010), Head of the Department for Combating Organized Crime and Terrorism of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation (from 2004 to 2006), Head of the Main Department for Combating Organized Crime of the Ministry of the Interior of the Russian Federation (from 2003 to 2004); Deputy Chairman of the State Duma Committee on State Construction (2000-2003).
Mr. Ovchinnikov was awarded the Order of Friendship, the Medal of the Order of Merit for the Fatherland of the II degree, the Medal "For Irreproachable Service" of I, II, III degrees, the Highest Legal Award "Themis" in the category "Public Service", the Order of "Holy Passion Bearer of Tsar Nicholas" Honorary sign of the national foundation "Public Recognition".
In 2022, he took up the post of Acting Chairman of the Veterans' Council of the Internal Affairs Bodies and Internal Troops of the Russian Federation (learn more)