Insaf Galiev was born on 29 January 1977.
1999 – graduated from Kazan State University (now Kazan (Volga Region) Federal University) on major in International Relations;
2006-2007 – studied at the Institute of Public Administration under the President of the Republic of Tatarstan, the Department of State and Municipal Administration;
2010 – studied at the English and Foreign Languages University in Hyderabad, India;
1999-2007 – held various positions in the Ministry of Trade and Foreign Economic Cooperation of the Republic of Tatarstan;
2007-2012 – head of the Department of International and Inter-municipal Cooperation Coordination, Kazan City Duma;
From 19 June, 2012 – Deputy Chief Executive of Tatarstan Investment Development Agency;
From 27 April, 2015 – First Deputy Chief Executive of Tatarstan Investment Development Agency;
Candidate of historical sciences (2006);
Awarded with a medal in memory of the 1000-year anniversary of Kazan;
Married, has three daughters.