Mike Burger


Mike, a Partner and Co-Founder of Veritas, has over 30 years of experience in the energy industry, spanning from physical and financial trading to consulting on trading systems and risk management.

Mike has expertise in physical and financial trading of most commodities, risk management and policy, quantitative analysis, and the implementation of leading commercial ETRM systems. He has led projects related to strategy, hedge analysis and risk governance, and development of ETRM system programs to enhance commercial capabilities. Mike is also an experienced manager of large, complex teams and projects.

Before forming Veritas Mike led the business consulting practice of a niche ETRM consultancy for 5 years. Previously he was a partner in Accenture’s ETRM practice, served as a business architect on Citadel’s gas and power trading desk, and led OpenLink Financial’s Energy Division for several years. He has traded crude, refined products, fixed income, and foreign exchange, and served as an upstream engineer and operations supervisor at Mobil.

Mike earned a chemical engineering degree from the University of Southern California and a MBA from the University of Colorado.