Michael is a Chartered Accountant who joined The FD Centre in 2017. He has particular experience in the Property sector, having been Finance Director for two property development companies in London as well as providing fund-raising consultancy for similar businesses. He has also worked in the leisure sector and as European Treasurer for an international manufacturing business.
Michael has a reputation for commercial focus and effective delivery. As well as implementation of financial reporting, budgeting and cashflow management for start-up and growing businesses, he has extensive experience of managing external advisors, auditors, lawyers, taxation specialists etc. In particular, Michael has led the negotiation and completion of a wide range of borrowing arrangements while managing all aspects of banking relationships.
Michael combines hands-on detailed management of all aspects of the Finance function with strategic thinking, decisive action, and clear practical support to entrepreneurial owners and investors. He has raised equity and prepared businesses for successful exit. He qualified in 1991 with Arthur Andersen.