Edkham. Sh. Akbulatov was born on June 18, 1960 in Krasnoyarsk.
In 1982, he graduated from the Krasnoyarsk Polytechnic Institute with a degree in civil engineering. He worked as an assistant at the Krasnoyarsk Institute of civil engineering (KICE; now the Academy of architecture and construction).
1984-1987-post-graduate student at the Moscow Institute of civil engineering;
From 1987 to 1994-senior lecturer, then associate Professor at KICE;
1994-1998-head of the land administration of Krasnoyarsk;
1998-2002-head of the main Department of Economics and planning of the Krasnoyarsk administration;
In 2000, he completed professional retraining at the Academy of national economy under the Government of the Russian Federation in the specialty "State and municipal management".
In 2001-received a master's degree in management in the direction of "Management". He has a PhD in technical Sciences;
December 9, 2002 E.Sh. Akbulatov was appointed to the post of Deputy Governor of the Krasnoyarsk territory-head of the Department of economic development and planning of the regional administration;
From June 27, 2007 to July 2008- Deputy Governor of the Krasnoyarsk territory, head of the Department of industrial policy, economic development and planning.
Since July 15, 2008-Deputy Chairman Of the government of the Krasnoyarsk territory;
From October 2008 to December 2011-Chairman of the government of the Krasnoyarsk territory;
From January 19 to February 17, 2010, he was acting Governor of the Krasnoyarsk territory.
On December 13, 2011, he voluntarily left the post of Prime Minister and was appointed first Vice-mayor of Krasnoyarsk.
On June 10, 2012, he won the early elections for mayor.
In October 2017, he left the post of mayor.
From September 19, 2018. acting rector of Reshetnev Siberian State University of Science and Technology.
From February 6, 2020 rector of Reshetnev Siberian State University of Science and Technology.