Valery Koreshkov was born on January 3, 1953 in Ivie, Grodno region.
In 1975 he graduated from the Minsk Higher Engineering Artillery School of Air Defence. He worked in different engineering and supervision posts in the Central construction department (CCB) "Standart", CCB "Spectr", was the Deputy General Director of NPO "Spectr", director of NPP «Radioniformstandart». Since 1992 – the Chairman of the State Committee for Standardization, Metrology and Certification under the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Belarus.
According to the Decree of the President of the Republic of Belarus No 290 of 05.05.2006 he was appointed the Chairman of the State Committee for Standardization of the Republic of Belarus.
In 1991 V.N. Koreshkov followed courses of the programme of quality system experts training (England). In 1996 he received training within the joint (Germany, Austria and Switzerland ) programme “AMOS” on the issues of accreditation of testing laboratories, certification bodies and quality systems. He is an expert on accreditation in the German system of accreditation. In 2005 he confirmed the degree of expert-auditor of the European Organization for Quality and of expert-auditor of the German Society for Quality.
Since 1997 by the resolution of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe V.N. Koreshkov is the Vice-Chairman of the Working Group for standardization of the UNECE. In 2005 by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) he was reelected the Regional Liaison Officer for countries of Central and Eastern Europe. V.N. Koreshkov is a member of Interstate Council for Standardization, Metrology and Certification of the Commonwealth of Independent States and he was the Chairman of this organization during 10 years.
V.N. Koreshkov is the author of more than 150 scientific works and articles, candidate of technical science, associate professor, a full member of the Belarusian Engineering Academy, Russian Academy of Quality Issues and the Russian Academy of Metrology.
For the considerable personal contribution and high achievements in work in 2002 he was awarded the Letter of commendation of the CIS Executive Committee, the Certificate of Honour of the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Belarus. On the basis of the decision of Council of the Heads of CIS states on 10.10.2008 for active work on strengthening and development of the Commonwealth of Independent States he was awarded by the charter of the CIS.
V.N. Koreshkov was awarded a commendation of the President of the Republic of Belarus.