Prior to joining Exo as one of the founding team, Nikolai spent a number of years as a management and political consultant, gaining extensive experience across European bluechip clients and international organisations. He has spent the majority of his career focusing on operational excellence and process optimisation projects. His consulting roles in business and policy span a variety of sectors including stints in the automobile, consumer goods as well as transportation sector but also within institutions of the European Union and multilateral trade bodies. Nikolai holds a dual Bachelor of Management from Hanze University Groningen and ESSEC Business School and an MSc in Political Economy from LSE. At Exo, he focusses on the operational aspects of the business which include Customer Support and Excellence, Operations and Integrations, Compliance, Finance and Legal.