Michael is a qualified solicitor, qualified investment manager and successful corporate financier with a broad range of international commercial and legal experience.

After graduating from the University of Cambridge, he practised as a solicitor at Linklaters in London, Hong Kong and New York, working with leading global financial institutions. He then moved to Merrill Lynch & Co. in London and New York, where he became a director of Equity Capital Markets, with responsibility for origination, execution and commercial negotiation of equity and equity-linked transactions, including major privatisations in the UK and EMEA regions.

Since then, Michael has held senior roles in venture capital and portfolio companies in London and Hong Kong. More recently, he was Business Development Director and an Investment Manager/Business Development Director at JM Finn & Co in London. He was appointed as Chief Executive Officer in July 2018 and is based in London and US.