Michael has worked in international banking and finance over 19 years including years in structured finance, asset management and private debt. He has held senior roles in structuring, sales and business development. Since 2016 Michael spear-headed the launch and management of Scope Group’s investor relationship management department, covering over 300 institutional investors. Much of his career he has spent with IKB, a prominent European SME-specialized bank.
During his career, he successfully arranged funding for banks, asset managers and funds; he led the loan syndication desk; executed several SME securitization transactions and worked as a credit portfolio manager. He supported the fundraising and launch of a direct lending platform. He also advised institutional investors with regard to market place and alternative lenders. Michael holds an LLM in banking and finance from the University of London.