International Director



Big Business Experience

Anglo American Corporation

SA Express Airways

Small Business Experience

Uniglobe Travel International

FD Centre


There is nothing that makes Mike feel more fulfilled and happy than helping a client overcome adversity, going on to achieve their full potential and beating the odds.

Having played many business roles in his life from Business Owner, CEO, CFO, Director, Strategist & Entrepreneur helps him to see issues from many perspectives – good, bad and downright ugly.

Mike’s experiences range from mining-house to banking, accounting practice, to airlines or aircraft chartering, franchising, corporate travel and management consulting.


  • Compt ( Hons)
  • CA(SA)
  • FCMA
  • CGMA
  • Member of Chartered Accountants Worldwide
  • Member of Institute of Consultants of Southern Africa
  • EPGC Small Business Growth Strategy and Implementation (Stanford)
  • SAVCA Foundation Programme 2013 (Gordon Institute of Business)
  • Syft Analytics Certification
  • Sustainable Development for Business

Key Areas of Expertise

  • Strategy Planning & Implementation,
  • Performance Management,
  • Governance,
  • Board Performance;
  • Compliance,
  • Platform as a Service (PaaS) –
  • Treasury,
  • FP&A,
  • Business Strategy,
  • Budgetary Planning and Control;
  • Business Turnaround and Restructuring,
  • Financial Planning & Analysis,
  • Audit and Risk Committees
  • Valuations, Mergers & Acquisitions, Due Diligence, Corporate Finance,
  • IFRS,
  • Taxation Strategy & Structuring
  • Change Management
  • ;Independent Directorships


General Management focusing on executive performance management

Strategic Alignment through effective strategic decision-making planning and execution.

Change Management, implementing, changes in operational structures, management systems, aligning strategic imperatives to performance.

Board and Management Performance with specific skill in organisation structure, career paths, job profiles, performance management and mentorship.

Financial Performance focusing on improved profitability, reduced business process complexity and enhanced business insight through better business planning, execution and reporting.

Business Process Improvement, especially in marketing, sales, procurement, finance and accounting

Contract negotiation and legal and contractual compliance.

Financial Risk management including treasury and forex management