President & Managing Director, GAZPROM Marketing & Trading USA
Mikhail Antonov is a President and Managing Director for GAZPROM Marketing and Trading USA. Gazprom is one the world largest gas companies with 14% share in production and 18% share in world reserves. (www.gazprom.com).
GM&T USA is a fully owned Gazprom subsidiary operating in US and Mexico, active in trading, marketing and supply of natural gas, as well as responsible for business development and growing presence of GAZPROM in Americas.
Prior to Gazprom Mikhail spent over a decade with the largest private Russian oil company – LUKOIL. He was involved in strategic planning, investment analysis , and corporate M&A in LUKOIL. Later he moved into operations of refining, petrochemical and gas processing. His recent positions included First Deputy Head of Global Refining for OAO LUKOIL, responsible for global refining and petrochemical operations and business development of 14 LUKOIL refineries, petrochemical and gas plants.
He also worked as Refining Director in Lukoil Trade and Supply Company (LITASCO ) in Geneva and Planning Director for LUKOIL ISAB refinery, ITALY. His primary focus is an integration and operation of LUKOIL Western European refineries, following their recent acquisitions.
He has been a head and a member of steering committees and supervisory boards of production companies ( Zeeland, Burgas , ISAB, Odessa refineries),and trading organizations(LITASCO).
Prior to LUKOIL, he worked as a CFO of a holding company and a portfolio manager in commercial and investment banking.
Mikhail holds an MBA degree from London Business School and Master’s Degree from International University in Moscow.