Michael joined Sanlam in 2019, following the acquisition of Thesis Asset Management. He is Head of Charities, working with high net worth families. Prior to Sanlam, Michael’s career began over 42 years ago when he joined the London Stock Exchange as a trainee jobber on the market floor. He spent five years in Wall Street, returning to London in 1984 to open trading desks in European shares and ADRs for W Greenwell. He also worked at BZW and SGST Securities before founding his own stockbroking business, Burrough Johnstone, in 1991.