Yuri was appointed CEO of Lumos Nigeria in 2014 and brings a wealth of leadership experience in both business and social entrepreneurship projects in Africa to the role.
Yuri spearheaded Lumos’ entry into the Nigerian market and has cemented the company’s unique partnership with MTN, the country’s largest mobile provider.
As CEO, Yuri directs the company’s activities, devising a national strategy and ensuring quality implementation across the board, with a focus on an excellent customer experience.
Today, Lumos Nigeria employs over 400 people and provides power to over 40,000 home and small-business customers, allowing over 200,000 Nigerians enjoy affordable and reliable solar electricity.
Yuri holds an M.A in Crisis Management from Geneva University and a B.A in Economics and African studies.