Cheptine, Andrei was born on January 5, 1950 in Recea, Moldova.
Graduate, State Technology Institute, Kichinev, Moldova, 1972. Doctor of Science, Institute Food Industry of Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics, Moscow, 1980.
Engineer, director Wine Factory, Kichinev, 1972—1985. Director general Intervin, Moldova, 1986—1987, Moldauditing, Moldova, 1987—1990. Deputy minister of the economy Republic of Moldova, 1990—1991, minister foreign economic relations, 1991—1995, 1st deputy minister economy, 1995—1997.
Ambassador, permanent representative of Republic of Moldova United Nations and its special agencies in Geneva, since 1997.