Managing Director, Michael Wilson & Partners, Limited
Michael Wilson is the Managing Director of Michael Wilson & Partners, Ltd., 1998, which operates in Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, elsewhere in Central Asia, and on different projects in Russia and Ukraine. Michael was the founding partner of Baker & McKenzie in Central Asia and the Caucasus, and has been a permanent resident in Kazakhstan since 1995. Michael has initiated and led many major privatisations and natural resources projects to date in the region. He has more than 13 years of experience practicing law in London and Sydney, and about a couple of decades in Central Asia, the Caucasus & Russia.

Session 1 - Mining policies, practices and emerging investment opportunities in Central Asia

Kazakhstan: Analysing the political climate - implications for mining and mineral exploration