Mike is an operationally and strategically proficient CA (SA) with extensive operational finance and leadership experience and diversified well-rounded industry knowledge.
After many years in the Corporate sphere as a Group FD/CFO, he joined the FD Centre in February 2014 to provide companies with extensive professional business assistance and advice and currently serves as Regional Director for the Pretoria region, as well as advising a portfolio of SME’s, on business and financial support. He has served on various boards over the years, as a Director.
Having served as the 2IC for a lengthy period at Trade Centre, which evolved into a SA Market Leader and a leader in the FMCG consumer goods market, he obtained extensive business experience in other areas. This business was involved in wholesale/retail and distribution. His extensive experience includes wholesale/retail FMCG, Distribution, Forex, Cell phone Technology (4G) and Security industries.
He was elected onto the Central Gauteng Lions in 2013 as a director and recently re-elected onto the board. Mike currently chairs the Disciplinary Committee, as well as an active member on the Audit & Risk Sub-Committee, Finance and Procurement committees, and also serves as vice-chairman of Wanderers Cricket Club.
As a family man, he is married with two children and 3 grandchildren. On the sporting side, Mike has run 11 Comrades marathons (green number), as well as many years playing 1st League cricket. His interests include playing cricket, power walking, golf, trivia, numismatics and is an avid TV watcher.