Michael has been involved in commodities since 1971, having begun his career on the London Metal Exchange (LME). He has worked for the Sucden Group since 1973.
In 1984, Michael was appointed to the board of Sucden Financial. He was responsible for expanding the company’s activities from a soft commodities brokerage to a fully comprehensive and diversified multi-asset business, with an extensive global client base.
In 2020, Michael became Chairman, with responsibility for the effective performance of the Board. He also maintains some key client and exchange relationships, most notably involving the London Metal Exchange.