Petro Kotin was born on 13 April 1961 in Vladimir.
Petro Kotin graduated from the Moscow Engineering Physics Institute with a degree in "Nuclear Power Plants and Installations".
After graduation in 1985 he was accepted to the position of reactor hall operator at Zaporizhzhia NPP. Petro Kotin has passed all stages of operational management, worked in the field of international activities.
At the headquarters of SE "NNEGC "Energoatom" Petro Kotin headed the production unit, participated in international projects, was repeatedly invited as an expert to WANO and IAEA missions.
By the order of the President of the SE "NNEGC "Energoatom" dated August 27, 2019 Petro Kotin was appointed General Manager of SE "Zaporizhzhia NPP".
Since April 2, 2020 he is Acting President of SE NNEGC “Energoatom” based on the Resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine No. 361-p dated March 29, 2020, the Order of the Ministry of Energy and Environmental Protection of Ukraine and the Order of SE NNEGC “Energoatom”.
He was awarded with the award pins "Honorary Worker of Nuclear Energy", "Excellence in Nuclear Energy" and honors "For a significant contribution to the development of nuclear energy in Ukraine".