Based in Christchurch, Michael is a partner in the Grant Thornton New Zealand audit division.

Michael started his career in the United Kingdom and has also worked in the United States, with a variety of public and private technology and financial services clients. This period included three years working as chief financial officer for the private equity group of a San Francisco based merchant bank.

He is responsible for a diverse portfolio of external audit clients of New Zealand listed companies, large privately held and Not for Profit organisations. He has also been involved in the evaluation and review of accounting and internal control systems, special investigations in the real estate and finance sectors, and due diligence assignments.

Qualifications
  • Licensed auditor
  • Bachelor of Arts in Accountancy and Business Law
  • Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland
  • Chartered Accountant (CA) of the New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants