Bachelor of Commerce, Majoring Marketing, Otago University
Post Graduate Diploma, Majoring in Accounting, Lincoln University
- Mike joined BDO in 2017 returning to the chartered accounting industry after working in CFO positions for 7 years. Prior to these roles he worked as an associate within one of the Big four accounting firms with experience in chartered accounting practices dating back to 2003.
- Mike won the SME category as financial leader of the year at the New Zealand CFO awards in 2016. He won this award after his work as CFO in CCL a high growth IT engineering, managed services, and data center business.
- Mike brings to BDO the experience of working hands on within businesses, managing growth, developing systems, reporting, capital raising, and advising to boards or working with business owners in SME businesses.
- Mike also has a strong interest in Hockey, where he played for New Zealand between 1997 and 2005, as well as having professional contracts in Holland in 2000 and 2001. His connection with hockey has also involved a position on the Canterbury Artificial Surface Trust (CAST) board since 2011. This board manages the development and maintenance of hockey facilities in the wider Canterbury region.
School – Palmerston North Boys High