Michael K. Winn

Strategic Industry Analyst

Michael (Mike) Winn was born and educated in the UK and holds a degree in Russian and Soviet Studies from London University and an MBA from the City University Business School. He has focused professionally on the Russian and CIS markets for over 25 years and has lived in Moscow for the past 20 years.

Mike has held senior positions with the UK Department of Trade and Industry; covered Russia and Eastern Europe for Lloyds Merchant Bank, Chase Manhattan, and WestLB; and headed a team developing downstream projects in the CIS for British Gas.

As an independent consultant, Mike has advised clients on projects ranging from market entry/business development to raising finances in banking, agriculture, and aviation. He was retained by Sempra Trading (subsequently JP Morgan) to develop structures in the coal export and electricity trading markets in Russia.

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