Michael has 26 years experience at board level in the financial services sector globally. Most recently he spent 10 years as a member of the Executive Committee and Global Head of Human Resources of Man Group plc, where he was a director of Man Investments Limited and Man Investments (Australia) Limited. Prior to that he was a Global Partner and Head of Human Resources of AMVESCAP (now INVESCO) plc. Between 1991 and 2000 he was a main board director of Henderson Global Investors plc. Michael has been closely involved in the successful acquisition and integration of a number of companies internationally for Man, INVESCO and Henderson. Michael’s early career was as an officer in the Royal Navy which included warship command. He is a trustee of the Sick Children’s Trust and a Meyler Campbell trained business coach.