Mikhail - Russia

As an executive coach, trainer, facilitator and motivational speaker, Mikhail has worked in a range of industries including banking and finance, IT, government, pharmaceuticals, property, mining & resources, consulting, FMCG, transportation, advertising and manufacturing.  

Before transitioning to a consultant, he was a Training and Development Project Manager for the biggest Russian oil company YUKOS, a Business Development Manager for the Irish training company CDI Training Systems and a senior consultant for executive search agency Personnel-Service.

He has received numerous awards and distinctions in his professional career for his training and facilitation skills.

A prolific writer, he has written three books and more than 100 articles and papers on leadership, charisma, personal branding, coaching, psycho-diagnostics, artificial intelligence, logics and mathematics.

His adaptability to clients’ needs allows him to train and coach people of all levels, nationalities, and cultures. 

Operational Experience:

  • CHRO in a Russian private company Forbes-200 NMGK Group (fat-and-oil industry)
  • T&D Project Manager for the biggest Russian oil company ,YUKOS
  • Head of Representative Office and a Business Development Manager for CDI Training Systems
  • Senior consultant for executive search agency PersonnelService
  • Plant coach at Armstrong
  • Lecturer at 6 Russian business schools
  • President of the “Business Trainers’ Club” in Russia.


  • MA in Mathematics and English and a PhD in Psychology  
  • Certified Group Analyst (Austrian Society for Group Dynamics and Group Therapy program)
  • Mini MBA Programme (HMS)
  • Everything DISC certification, Wiley Business Partner
  • DISCflex certification
  • Extended DISC certification
  • Certified Personal Profile Analysis (PPA) and Human Job Analysis (HJA) consultant
  • Situational Leadership and Situational Service certification. 


  • Strategic and diagnostic strategic sessions facilitation
  • Group coaching and team coaching for senior to executive teams and Board
  • 1:1 executive coaching and leadership development at all organisational levels
  • Large group facilitation
  • Leadership development in the specific areas of self- and time-management, influencing, negotiation, communication, team, motivation, coaching, facilitation, cross-cultural communication, and decision making facilitation.


ABB, Abbott, AGRANA, ArcelorMittal, Armstrong, Avtoframos (Renault Group), BASF, Boehringer Ingelheim, Bosch, British Petroleum, Brown Forman, Buderus (Bosch Group), Cadbury, Capital, DHL, Dirol Enel Dr.Reddy’s, HP, Marathon Oil Corporation MEDIACOM, Oracle, PWC, Schwarz Pharma, VISA, VTB Ericsson.

Languages Spoken:

  • Russian – native speaker
  • English – fluent. 

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