Joined McKinsey in 2004. Focuses on strategy development and operational implementation for electric power as well as heating companies, with projects in generation, grids and retailing. Consults energy companies and regulators on structural transformations in the Russian utility sector. Leads McKinsey Electric Power Practice in Russia and CIS, and McKinseys work in nuclear power globally.
Before returning to his native Russia, Stephan Solzhenitsyn led environmental permitting for electric power projects in the United States.
Holds a Master of City Planning (MCP) degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a bachelors degree from Harvard, and is an expert in urban planning.