Michael has over 24 years of experience in Global Wealth Management and Asset Management, working for leading financial institutions in Australia.
Prior to joining Real Asset Management, Michael was a Senior Portfolio Manager for Macquarie Bank in the Discretionary Managed Accounts business. He has over 12 years’ experience as Portfolio Manager, working as a senior member of the investment team managing in excess of $1 bn in clients discretionary funds and was directly responsible for over $440m in clients fixed interest and credit investments, as well as previous experience managing Equities and A-REITs, Strategic Asset Allocation and Tactical Asset Allocation. His previous experience within Macquarie Bank includes trading, derivatives, client advisory and money market activities. Michael’s first role with Macquarie was as a Stock Exchange operator where he developed a keen passion and knowledge of listed investments, and was a SEATS Governor for the ASX. Michael also worked at Westpac Bank as a securities officer prior to his role with Macquarie.
Michael holds degrees in Commerce and Finance from Adelaide University (B Com & B Fin), has completed a Post Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance and Investment, is a CFA Charterholder, and Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australia (F Fin).