Born in 1959 in Komi. After graduation from a technical school of communication, Gennadiy Polyakevich got a job in Pechora; later he graduated from the Bonch-Bruevich Leningrad Institute. He worked for more than 30 years in his specialty, holds the title of labor veteran. Since 1996, married to Elvira, adopted her child. Raised a daughter, Elina.