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Alexey Kuznetsov

Alexey Kuznetsov




Summary Bio

Alexey has more than 20 years of experience in operational improvement and line management across many industries, including metals and mining, power production and utilities, metal production and processing. 

Beginning his management consulting career at McKinsey & Company and Goldman Sachs, Alexey was also CEO of a power generation and utility company. Before this, he was COO of the Russia-based En+ Group, and COO of a Ukraine-based metals and mining group. 

Since joining Partners in Performance in 2014, Alexey has completed numerous diagnostics, and a vast array of large-scale implementations to reduce cost and increase production. He has led more than a dozen digital projects where he delivered digitally-enabled mining processes, created digital operating centres, and implemented digital tools. He has worked across geographies, helping clients in CIS, Africa, the United States and the United Kingdom.

Alexey is passionate about his work as it allows him to learn new approaches and thought partner with our clients. He brings a well-rounded business approach to problems, applying both knowledge and an understanding of the technical aspects of a client’s business and process restrictions. He is well versed in market trends and challenges and has the ability to calculate results, risks and ramifications. These allow him to co-develop practical solutions to specific problems, which can be implemented and measured.


  • Operational Improvement
  • Line Management
  • Digital Transformations and Implementation of Digitally Enabled Processes
  • Analytics and Data Analysis

Core Sectors

  • Mining and Metals
  • Energy and Utilities


  • PhD in Nuclear Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
  • Project management and MBA program at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)