Michael Kozlov is the Chief Energy Officer for the Bitfury Group. Michael has more than 20 years of experience in energy, strategy, management and business development. Prior to working for Bitfury, he worked in the largest Russian energy utilities organization, leading innovations, renewable energy and international projects development. He also acted as a representative of Russia in the Global Sustainable Electricity Partnership. In past years, Michael established several business entities for energy trading where he held positions of development director and commercial director. He previously sat on the Advisory Board of the Russian Venture Company and Business Advisory Board of UNECE PPP. He also held a position of Chairman of the Board of R&D Club of Russia. Michael studied Physics (MSc) and Business Management (MSc) at the Moscow Power Engineering Institute.