(BBS, NZX DIP)
Founder, CEO and CIO
Mike is the founder, CEO and CIO of Pie Funds. He is the portfolio manager for the Growth Fund, the Global Fund and the Growth UK & Europe Fund. He currently manages a team of 20 staff. Mike reports to the board and the Investment Committee of Pie Funds.
Prior to starting Pie in 2007, he worked in a variety of roles in the financial industry, both here and in the UK, including as a banking analyst for HBOS and an equities dealer for ABN Amro. His early career provided him with a diverse range of experience across the finance sector, which Mike has used successfully in his role as CEO and portfolio manager. Mike has a Bachelor of Business Studies in Finance from Massey University and an NZX Diploma.
Having purchased his first shares at the age of 18, Mike went on to grow his own personal portfolio and then that of friends and family, before starting Pie Funds roughly 10 years later. Mike holds no equity investments outside of Pie Funds and instead has chosen to invest in the Growth, Dividend, Emerging, Global, Cash Plus, Growth 2 and Growth UK & Europe Funds since inception.