Viacheslav Saraev was born in 1976.
In 1998 he graduated from the Kuzbass State Technical University, candidate of technical sciences.
From 1998 to 2008, he held various managerial positions in coal enterprises.
From 2008 to 2018, he held various managerial positions in Evraz Holding LLC, the managing company of EVRAZ Holding. Including, from January 2015 to 2017, he headed one of Evraz Nakhodka Marine Trade Port JSC, the largest stevedoring companies in the Russian Far East.
Till June 2018, he led the project for the development of the Mezhegey coal field.
From June 2018 till February 2020, he held the position of CEO of Transcontainer PJSC.
On March 17, 2020, he was appointed as Deputy CEO for Strategy and Marketing of RZD Logistics JSC.