He has over 30 years’ experience in the financial services sector in Australia and the US. He is Chairman of Treasury Group Limited, an incubator of fund management companies, Infrastructure Capital Group, and the Australian Football League. Mike also holds a number of other non-executive directorships, and was formerly a director of Rio Tinto Limited and Rio Tinto plc. In 1994 Mike founded Hastings Funds Management Ltd, the pioneering infrastructure asset management company where he was Managing Director until he sold his interest in 2005. Mike is a former chairman of Victorian Funds Management and the Australian Sports Commission, a former director of Pacific Hydro Limited, Australia Infrastructure Fund Limited and the Carlton Football Club, and a former member of the Melbourne Park Tennis Centre Trust.
Mike holds a BEng (Hons) from the University of Western Australia and a BA (Hons) from Oxford University where he was the 1975 Rhodes Scholar from Western Australia.