Mischa Altmann currently works as electrical engineer for a major UK engineering consultancy in London.

Mischa was born in Vienna, Austria. He graduated from the American International School Vienna in 2001 and spent the following year as AFS volunteer in Paraguay, South America.

Mischa Altmann went on to study electronic and electrical engineering at The University of Leeds. Here he developed a strong interest in environmental and sustainable issues as well as ethics. In 2006 Mischa graduated with 2.1 as master of engineering, MEng (Hons).