Michael is a Canada-based writer, journalist, speaker and two-time TEDx presenter of Ukrainian origin. His
byline has appeared in several publications, including Forbes, the Los Angeles Times, MSNBC, the South
China Morning Post, Asia Times and many others. Michael is a frequent guest commentator on BBC World,
CNNi and Al Jazeera. He has also interviewed several world leaders and covered many global events.
Michael has worked as a spokesperson for two major international organizations: the UNICEF and the
Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine, as well
as a consultant to the World Health Organization (WHO).