Senior Partner, Director of Baring Private Equity International
Michael started working in Moscow in 1994 as one of the manager of the First NIS Regional Fund. He is currently chairman of the investment committees of three of the Baring Vostok funds and is on the Boards of Directors of Kaspi Bank, Orient Express Bank, Etalon and Volga Gas.
Before joining Baring Vostok, Michael lived in London and New York, where he worked mainly on oil and gas investment projects for the European Bank for Reconstraction and Development and Salomon Brothers. At EBRD he was responsible for investments in the energy sector in Central and Eastern Europe. At Salomon Brothers Michael worked on mergers and acquisitions in the oil and gas industry.
Michael has Master’s degree in finance from the London School of Economics and a Bachelor’s degree in business from Oklahoma University. Michael is also on the Board of Directors of the Atlanta Council and the Emerging Markets Private Equaty Association.