Michael Mirilashvili

Chairman of the Board

Mr. Mirilashvili, the world-renowned businessman and philanthropist, is a founder of BIE and serves as its President and Chairman. The vision and mission that motivated Mr. Mirilashvili to found BIE is  to solve humanitarian challenges by investing and accelerating companies which develop clean technologies. A long time philanthropist who supports and finances many worthy causes, Mr. Mirilashvili is committed to improving quality of life on earth for generations to come.

For the past 30 years, Mr. Mirilashvili has lead numerous business enterprises primarily in the real estate, healthcare, information technology, renewable energy, agritech and new media sectors. He is the President of Watergen and the driving force behind the company’s tremendous growth .

Mr. Mirilashvili devotes much of his time and resources to a wide variety of philanthropic activities. He is a president of Euro-Asian Jewish Congress, and the Vice President of the World Jewish Congress and has chaired several other renowned humanitarian organizations around the world.

Jointly with Mr. Pasik, Alexey leads and promotes BIE’s activities worldwide. Mr. Pud joined BIE in 2015 as a CFO, and appointed to Managing Director in 2020. Alexey has over 12 years of experience in finance, management and business development, and contributes his vast expertise to the company’s investment activities and business management. He serves as a Board Member and BIE’s representative in a portfolio companies, like Watergen, Vertical Field, Energmia and Nanosono.

Prior to BIE, he was a Senior Manager at Ernst & Young, where he gained extensive experience with international private companies, IPOs and public companies traded on the Israeli, UK, USA, and Russian markets. Mr. Pud is a certified public accountant in Israel and holds a BA in Economics and Business Management from Ben Gurion University,  a graduate of Excellence program at Recanati Business School in Tel Aviv, and owns an International Certificate in Corporate Finance from Columbia Business School.

Alexey Pud

CEO and Managing Director

Maxim Pasik

Senior Advisor

Mr. Pasik leads key projects for the company, which focus on creating innovative solutions to solve the world’s most pressing humanitarian challenges. Maxim serves as Chairman of the board at Water and Vertical Field.

Maxim began his career in 2000 as a tax advisor with Ernst and Young Israel, providing tax planning advisory services to clients with international enterprises. He eventually became a Senior Director within the company.

In 2014, Maxim was appointed as an Executive Chairman of Be`er Itzhak Energy Ltd. In this position, he was involved in large-scale projects in energy, agro-tech, renewable energy, real estate and infrastructure.

With a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management, a Masters of Business Administration from Manchester University and CPA certified, Mr. Pasik has excellent interpersonal skills. He was a lecturer on capital markets, accounting and finance at Jerusalem’s Hebrew University and Kiryat Ono College. He has been a guest on numerous television programs to discuss business and economics and has been published in numerous journals and newspapers.

Meny Bushuev started to work with Mr. Michael Mirilashvili at 2013. As his personal assistant, he was engaged not only in the management of personal office staff and accounting system but also monitored the implementation of the strategy of various international and domestic projects carried out by the company.

Mr. Bushuev has been with BIE since the day of its foundation in 2014. He was in charge of planning and overseeing investments for the group’s activity and subsidiaries. He gained a great experience in financial management and negotiations at an international level.

Without interrupting his work in the company, he received BA degree in Economics and Management and then Masters of Business Administration degree in The Open University of Israel.

Along with this, Mr. Bushuev performs duties of Deputy CEO and treasurer of Euro-Asian Jewish Congress.

Meny Bushuev

VP of Business Development

Liath Barrely

Legal Advisor

Shota Mirilashvili

Director Russia

After graduation of Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO) with B.Sc. degree in Public administration and management and M.Sc. degree in Economics and management Shota Mirilashvili started his career in Russian- Chinese Strategic Investment Fund as a Deputy Development Director. Since 2018, he works as Deputy Development Director in Loginet, the company that provides innovative technological solutions for problems, needs and opportunities worldwide.

Besides, he performs the duties of CEO of Euro-Asian Jewish Congress (EAJC) in Russia, public assistant to the Vice Governor of the Samara Region and President of Russian Union of Jewish Students (RUJS).

Ori joined BIE in 2020 as a Senior Advisor to promote BIE’s activities worldwide.

Ori has 25 years of rich experience in G2G, B2G and B2B international business engagements. Ori has been serving in senior positions at the Israeli Government and private sector, both in Israel and overseas. Ori acquired University Certified MA Degree with honors on Public Policy at the Tel Aviv University. He also holds a Bachelor degree in Management with honors and Political Science with honors.

Ori Bar Chaim

Senior Advisor

Ivan Melnikov

Director China

Ivan Melnikov is a Legal representative and CEO of BIE Group Headquarter in China, Chief Representative of Watergen, Vertical Field and NanoSono.

Ivan is based in Shanghai since 2005, graduated Shanghai University of Finance and Economics with Master’s degree in Law. He is native level in Chinese, English and Russian and has accumulated vast experience in foreign investment field, business development, project management, interaction with media, large entities and Government in various regions of China. Good knowledge of businesses in different industries including high-tech manufacturing, financial advisement, overseas assets investment attraction, energy trading etc.