Mike is a qualified investment and trust professional and joined Cyan in 2022 from our group company Altair. He is a Jersey based independent director within Altair and also leads the Cyan Consultancy business, specialising in providing investment consultancy services to the fiduciary services sector. As an investment professional, he spent the initial 20 years of his career managing financial assets for global private banks. In 2007, he moved into the fiduciary services industry and built a global investment gatekeeping business, which he evolved into a regulated fiduciary investment services business providing strategic advice to trustees on the suitability and selection of investment managers.
Mike’s experience in funds started as a fund analyst, and then into designing and building funds for the wealth management sector. Mike has sat on a variety of boards, including the licenced entities of Investment, Trust Company and Fund Services businesses. He is a director on several Jersey funds with a strong record in good governance.
He also sits on a variety of fiduciary investment oversight committees across the Crown Dependencies, where he brings independence and a proven record in generating new revenue lines for fiduciary and fund businesses through innovative solutions, as well as reducing business risk and costs. Mike also works within the family office sector advising them and their advisers, on manager selection and oversight as well as appointing the most appropriate corporate services provider for their needs.