Michael started his career at Coutts & Co in 2004 working in account opening and providing administrative support for the private banking team. He then joined Lloyds Banking Group where he worked within the Forensic Data Analysis, Trade Finance and Sanctions Investigations departments. Michael then joined Close Brothers Group in 2014 performing AML, KYC and client onboarding duties in relation to retail and corporate clients. He then undertook a number of projects for Santander CIB and BNP Paribas CIB working within a regulatory environment in relation to MiFID II. Before joining Vermeer Partners in 2019, Michael was a Data Migration Team Leader at HSBC Private Bank.