Mike is Non-Executive Chairman of Axio’s board of directors and is a trusted resource to management with his wealth of experience.
He is involved in assisting with Axio’s strategy, performance and risk from an objective standpoint and is also heavily involved in the ongoing development of the team.
Mike has spent more than 30 years as a senior executive in the financial services industry and is a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners. He was Group Managing Director of Trust Services for Close Wealth Management for four years until his retirement in 2007 and was responsible for the redevelopment of the trust business in Jersey, Guernsey and the Isle of Man. On his retirement from Close Wealth Management, Mike became Non-Executive Chairman of their Jersey trust company. Before that, Mike was Group Head of Trust for SG Hambros Trust business internationally and was also a Director of SG Hambros Private Bank. He was instrumental in securing and developing new fund administration business from continental Europe.