Mikhail Ignatiev

Mikhail Ignatiev

International entrepreneur, investor, co-founder and adviser to BSI Global Group and a number of other companies and services in the tourism sector. Founding partner of the Russian-British Business Forum in London.

Experience in the tourism industry - over 30 years. The companies founded by Mikhail Ignatiev operate in Russia, Great Britain, Monaco and Ukraine.
Mikhail Ignatiev
International entrepreneur, investor, co-founder and adviser to BSI Global Group and a number of other companies and services in the tourism sector. Founding partner of the Russian-British Business Forum in London.

Experience in the tourism industry - over 30 years. The companies founded by Mikhail Ignatiev operate in Russia, Great Britain, Monaco and Ukraine.
Mikhail Ignatiev
International entrepreneur, investor, co-founder and adviser to BSI Global Group and a number of other companies and services in the tourism sector. Founding partner of the Russian-British Business Forum in London.

Experience in the tourism industry - over 30 years. The companies founded by Mikhail Ignatiev operate in Russia, Great Britain, Monaco and Ukraine.

Mikhail Ignatiev's major projects

Russian National Tourist Office
(founder, former director)

Leading UK tour operator organising corporate and private travel to Russia. On the market since 1997. Provides support in obtaining visas to Russia, Belarus, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan and China.

The Russian National Tourist Office is headquartered in London.
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Business Services International UK
(founder, former director)

The largest operator receiving Russian-speaking tourists in the UK. The company also deals with educational programmes, bus tours, organising excursions, etc.

BSI UK was founded in 1993 and is headquartered in London.
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BSI Lifestyle Monaco
(founder, head)

International private club and concierge service for private (HNWI) and corporate clients, on the market since 2019.

BSI Lifestyle is headquartered in Monaco.
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ES Agency
(founder)

Eastern Seasons Agency is a London-based events agency founded in 2015. Among its main projects are organising the Russian-British Business Forum and Eastern Seasons Festival, which hosts cultural, sports and business events in London.
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The above companies are part of the BSI Global Group.

Think Travel Tech

Mikhail Ignatiev is the publisher of the Think Travel Tech information and communication project for professionals in the travel industry.

The project was launched in summer 2020. His website publishes daily news and articles on travel start-ups, new technological solutions and digital projects in the tourism industry.

Think Travel Tech also operates as a professional social media community and produces email newsletters.
Travel Tech Solutions
Travel Tech Solutions is a British company operating in Russia and abroad.

The company offers advice and assistance in resolving issues related to technologies in tourism and introducing travel companies to new markets.

The company's experts are Mikhail Ignatiev himself and top managers of BSI Global Group with many years' experience in the travel industry.
Russian-British Business Forum
RBBF is the largest annual Russian business event in the UK. It is held by the Trade Mission of Russia in Great Britain under the auspices of the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation with the support of more than 40 Russian and international organisations.

The Forum is an important platform for meetings between officials and business representatives from both countries, where issues of development and promotion of projects and investments are discussed.

Mikhail Ignatiev has been involved in organising the RBBF for many years. The ES Agency organises conferences, networking and sporting events and receptions as part of the forum.
VFS Global
(adviser, helped the company enter the Russian and Ukrainian markets)

From 2006 to 2018, Mikhail Ignatiev was an adviser to VFS Global, the world's largest visa application processing company.

VFS Global's offices operate in 150 countries and are served by over 12 000 employees. In 2007, the company started operating in Russia. Today, 73 VFS Global offices have opened in 70 cities across Russia.
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Work activity of Mikhail Ignatiev

2019 - present
2019 - present
Founder and CEO of BSI Lifestyle, Monaco
2019 - present
2019 - present
BSI Global Group Adviser
2015 - present
2015 - present
Founding partner of the annual Eastern Seasons week of events and Russian-British Business Forum (London)
2006 - 2018
2006 - 2018
Business adviser to the global international company VFS Global
1996 - 2019
1996 - 2019
Representative of the Federal Agency for Tourism (Rostourism) of the Russian Federation in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
1998 - 2004
1998 - 2004
Chairman of the Board of Directors of Russian Media Group (Rosmedia) in the UK. Founder and director of First Russian Radio in Great Britain.
1997 - present
1997 - present
Director of the Russian National Tourist Office Ltd.
1992 - 1993
1992 - 1993
Manager of the transportation department of BSI LLC (BSI Group, Moscow).

Community work

Dadobro
(co-founder of the international volunteer movement)

The Dadobro volunteer movement is currently represented in Russia, Belarus, the Baltic countries, Kazakhstan and the UK. It brings together 200 international companies and more than 3500 volunteers, and has 75 social facilities in its constant care.

Hobbies

Mikhail Ignatiev is an active traveller, accomplished tennis player, and is fond of golf. He lives in Monaco.

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