Independent Non-executive Director
Michael brings to the Board significant knowledge of financial markets, both in the USA and the UK, as well as expertise in international financial management from his long career in financial services.
15 January 2018
Board skills and experience
Michael brings to the Board significant knowledge of financial markets, both in the USA and the UK, as well as expertise in international financial management from his long career in financial services. His prior experience of operations and risk management at senior level was invaluable in his role as interim Chair of the Risk Committee. Michael was also our Senior Independent Director from May 2021 to March 2023. As Workforce Engagement Director his perspective ensures that he understands and brings the views of employees in the Americas region to Board discussions.
During a distinguished career Michael served as Global Co-Head of the Fixed Income Sales and Trading Division for 28 years at Morgan Stanley, both in New York and London. He was also a member of Morgan Stanley’s Operating, Management and Risk Management Committees. Until recently Michael served as a Non-executive Director of Legal & General, Investment Management Americas, and Chairman of the US Securities and Exchange Commission Fixed Income Market Structure Advisory Committee.
Chairman of Deutsche Bank USA and Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas.