Advisor to expatriates, Russian nationals and charities on both corporate and personal affairs in Moscow, Russia.
Beginning his career in England training as an auditor, Michael studied tax with PWC, having also qualified as a personal investment advisor. Michael went on to become head of Lead Advisory services at Moore Stephens in London before becoming Chief Financial Officer and Operations Director of a Private Equity backed insurance broker. Following its successful sale, he stayed with the new parent as CFO of part of the Insurance businesses of The Automobile Association.
During that time, Michael was an advisor to the Monetary Policy Committee of the Bank of England which sets interest rates in the United Kingdom. He was also Chairman of the Board of Directors of an Academy trust.
Key clients during his career have included Nokia Ventures, Bank Boston, T-Telematic Venture Partners, a number of British politicians, the Governor of one of central banks of a European Union country and at least one pop star.
A Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales with membership of both the Chartered Institute of Securities and Investments and The Chartered Insurance Institute of London, Michael is one of the most experienced and highly qualified wealth managers in the Russian Federation.
Michael graduated with a B.A. (Hons) degree in Philosophy from the National University of Ireland and holds the degree of B.Ph. from the Pontifical University, St. Patrick's College, Maynooth, Ireland..