Mikhail has over 15 years of international business experience in energy and finance, including as CEO and co-founder of Bushveld Energy since 2015. He spent seven years with McKinsey & Company in Moscow and Johannesburg, advising national governments, utilities and manufacturers on growth strategy and policy and leading operational turnarounds in the energy sector and three years as Portfolio Manager at Sovereign Bank, USA (now Santander Bank). He is Chairman of the Board at the South African Energy Storage Association and  Chair, Energy Storage Committee at Vanitec (the global association of vanadium producers).

Mikhail has a BA (History) and BA (Economics) from University of Massachusetts, Diploma in Economics from London School of Economics and MBA from INSEAD.

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