Interim Managing Director, Vistra Luxembourg and Global Lead for Real Estate, Alternative Investments
Michael was appointed as Global Lead, Real Estate Services for Vistra in December 2018 and brings more than 20 years of commercial and operational experience in RE and alternatives having held senior executive roles for leading RE investment managers and another RE fund administrator. After qualifying as a CPA in Australia, he began his real estate investment career in Europe in 1999 with Trizechahn, an NYSE listed US RE investor that was building out a pan European retail portfolio intending to IPO.
After ten years in senior finance roles for RE fund managers, he joined a global RE/PE service provider as Managing Director and led the Management Team for their RE/PE business. From 2015 until he joined Vistra, Michael consulted to several global RE investment managers, focusing on rationalising fund operations platforms and optimising operations performance.