Writer, analyst and speaker who is a frequent commentator on Ukraine and humanitarian issues on CNN, CNN.com, BBC and other major news outlets. A two-time TEDx speaker, he also writes a blog for the Huffington Post. Michael is the former spokesperson for the OSCE’s Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine and has worked many emergencies around the world for UNICEF. A journalist by training he has worked for the South China Morning Post (HK) and has been published in the Los Angeles Time, MSNBC.com and Forbes. He’s currently completing a book on the humanitarian aid industry.