Maxim Romanov, PhD Candidate


Romanov2Maxim Romanov joined KBTU Business School as a Research Fellow in Energy Sector Entrepreneurship within the British Council Newton Al Farabi Henley/KBTU Centre for Competitiveness. Maxim is going to focus his research on entrepreneurship, local content and cloud computing in the energy sector value chains.

Maxim is the process of completion of the PhD programme at the Hunter Centre for Entrepreneurship of the Strathclyde Business School in Glasgow, Scotland, where he is running research on multilevel decision making processes in entrepreneurship and was previously engaged as an instructor in several courses in entrepreneurship and new venture creation.

Maxim earned his EMBA in Oil and Gas and BSc in Geosciences at the Kazakh-British Technical University. He started his early career first as a geoscience engineer and later spent a few years of professional advisory practice at Ernst and Young where he was in charge of large strategy and risk advisory projects across Kazakhstan and Central Asia.