Consulting & Non-Executive services
Mike enjoys helping businesses maximise their potential. This can be measured in many ways, depending on the priorities of the stakeholders. For some, it is based on Financial metrics, however, increasingly all businesses need to have an environmental and social objective.
He is able to assist business leaders clarify and communicate their strategy to their stakeholders, whether they be shareholders, clients, business partners, lenders or their staff.
Mike’s approach is a collaborative one which encourages all members of the team to actively participate. At the same time, he is keen to ensure there are clear lines of accountability which are regularly tested at the board level.
He has extensive board experience and has chaired many working groups and committees during his career. Most of these have involved complex stakeholders including cultural differences and competing priorities.
Independent Expert services
Mike has extensive experience in both the management of, and the investing in the funds of, real estate fund management businesses. During his career he has launched, set up and invested in numerous private real estate funds. He is therefore well positioned to act as a subject matter expert for new entrants into the European real estate fund management market or as an Independent Expert witness in litigation.
He is able to advise on a wide range of issues, including:
- Firm strategy and business plans
- Capital raising objectives and delivery options
- Team structures
- Management team incentives – performance fees
- Manager due diligence
- Track record analysis