Michael is a seasoned independent fund management industry professional, who has joined Leading Figures to assist in developing its business. In the course of his career, he has had considerable involvement in professional development, both as a mentor to colleagues and those aspiring to a career in fund management, and as a beneficiary of it in many of the teams in which he has worked.
His career in investment management dates back to 1986 when he joined Robert Fleming. He has lived in Canada, Hong Kong and Luxembourg, in addition to London where he is currently based, and his experience encompasses marketing & sales and business management in both traditional and alternative investments, for both large companies and boutiques. He has a portfolio of business and charitable activities, which he pursues in parallel with his personal interests. These include extending the scope of the travels his international career has facilitated, descriptive writing and country life at his German home.