Michael began his career in investment banking in London, working on major M&A deals in the Oil&Gas and energy sectors, including refinery and port sales on behalf of Essar Oil and Essar Energy. Worked in energy teams at Royal Bank of Scotland, Societe Generale and VTB Capital. Subsequently, Michael spent several years in the strategy department at Eurasian Natural Resources Group.
Currently Michael is the Commercial Director and Head of Sales and Trading at PMG Holding. Michael spearheaded the expansion of PMG Holding from a company well known as a physical bunker supplier in the Black Sea, with a 20 year heritage, to a global bunkering house. Today PMG ships to all bunker hubs around the world and has 5 offices worldwide.
Michael holds an Msc in Mathematics, Statistics, Operations Research and Economics from the University of Warwick and an additional Msc from CASS Business School.