President, Centre for Global Studies Strategy XXI, Kyiv
Michael Gonchar is President of the Center for Global Studies Strategy XXI and Head of Kyiv International Energy Q-Club. He has worked for the Ukraine National Security and Defense Council, as a senior fellow at the National Institute for Strategic Studies, as consultant to the secretary of the Ukrainian National Security and Defense Council. He also worked as an advisor at the National Oil and Gas Joint Stock Company, Naftogaz Ukraine, was head of the Strategy Department of JSC UkrTransNafta, and was director of Energy Programs at NOMOS Center. He graduated in 1986 and holds a higher aviation engineering degree.