Michael is the Founder and current MD of Global & Local Investment Advisors. The company was formed after he spent approximately 8 years working for the financial institutions such as Price Forbes, General Accident, Hoskens and Fedsure in a number of different capacities. Global & Local was founded by Michael 19 years ago and has now grown to a level where “Assets under Advice” exceed R4 Billion and comprises in the region of 4000 clients. He is well respected in the industry and has a reputation of dealing with ethics and integrity. Michael holds a B.Com Honors in Business Finance and is an Associate Financial Planner with the Financial Planning Institute (FPI) of South Africa. He has been awarded many times by the Product Providers of Global & Local. He is also an associate of the Short-term Insurance Institute. Michael has passed the required RE 1, 5 & 3 exams. Michael is married, has two children and is passionate about Eastern philosophies. He is also a voracious reader and enjoys playing squash twice a week.