Michael is a founding partner of Caisson and sits on its Management Committee which oversees the overall business direction of the firm.
Michael qualified as a Chartered Certified Accountant in 2001 whilst at Marks and Spencer where he worked in the group’s international business and was responsible for the set-up and operation of the German finance department and the consolidation of group international results. He then moved into property finance and joined Taylor Woodrow where he managed the accounting and financial analysis of the high end residential joint ventures.
In 2003 Michael joined fund management house Valad Property Group (formerly The io Group) as Head of European Fund Accounting. He established the department and formalised the multi jurisdictional fund consolidations and investor analysis of their European institutional funds. In addition he was involved in a series of refinancings. This was instrumental in bringing forth a period of extensive growth of the European operation with total assets under management increasing by €3.5bn.
Michael brings extensive experience in accounting, debt and equity management, tax structuring, fund modelling, strategic fund analysis and fund management reporting.