Victor L. Vasiliev was born in Moscow on February 25, 1963.
In 1989 graduated from Moscow State Institute (University) of Foreign Relations (MGIMO).
Has extensive experience in Central Office of the Soviet, later Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation and abroad.
In 2000-2004 – Counsellor, Senior Counsellor of the Permanent Mission of the Russian Federation to the United Nations, New York. In 2004-2007 – Deputy Director of the International Organizations Department, MFA Russia. In 2007-2013 – Deputy Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation to the United Nations Office and other international organizations in Geneva. In 2012-2013 – Chairman of the UN Group of Governmental Experts on Transparency and Confidence-Building Measures in Outer Space Activities.
Since August 2013 Ambassador at Large, MFA Russia.
By the Appointment of the President of the Russian Federation since October 2013 served as Representative Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation to the Collective Security Treaty Organization.
On April 24, 2018 by the Decree of the President of the Russian Federation was appointed Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation to FAO and other UN Agencies in Rome.
Holds diplomatic rank of Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary.
Speaks English and Dutch.