Mike has over 37 years’ experience in the financial services sector, with careers in investment banking with Merrill Lynch & CS First Boston.

As a pioneer in infrastructure funds, Mike established Hastings Funds Management in 1994 (sold to Westpac Bank in 2005), where he was also a director of a number of Hasting’s investments including Pacific Hydro, Global Renewables, Utilities Trust of Australia and Australian Infrastructure Fund.

Mike is currently Chairman of the Pacific Current Group Ltd, a publicly listed company which invests in boutique fund managers. His past directorships include Chairman of the Australian Football League, the Victorian Funds Management Corporation, the Australian Sports Commission and director of Rio Tinto Ltd and Rio Tinto plc.