Mike has over 25 years of international experience in asset management and law. He has a rare mix of commercial and technical investment fund experience with a strong legal foundation.
Mike started his career practicing law in South Africa where he was a partner in a large commercial practice. He then spent 16 years in Switzerland, over 12 of which were with the global alternatives manager, Man Investments. He held various roles at Man, starting in product structuring where he managed a team of lawyers and finance professionals responsible for structuring and implementing highly complex and innovative investment products, all during a pioneering period for alternative investments.
Mike was then asked to move to sales where he ended as a Managing Director and deputy to the Global Head of Sales managing a dynamic and diverse global distribution network with annual sales of around USD 15-20 billion.
In addition to this role he was Head of Global Sales Management, which included direct responsibility for sales in Russia, Eastern Europe, Africa and Israel. Mike was a member of the Man Group plc Finance Committee and sat on various Man Group company boards and committees.
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