Mike has extensive experience within financial services leadership and across a number of disciplines including financial planning, credit risk management, business development and sales management. This background has provided Mike with a firm conviction that authenticity is the key ingredient in sustainable and successful business. This approach has led Mike to develop a number of successful business alliances predicated on valuing stakeholder contribution and supporting business growth. Mike places a strong emphasis on professionalism in terms of business practice. Mike has an Economics degree from the University of Sydney, a Graduate Diploma for Applied Finance and Investment from the Securities Institute and an MBA from the University of Western Sydney.