Michael specializes in business and securities valuations and financial loss/damages quantification. He has completed valuations of companies in a variety of industries for various purposes, including financial litigation support, securities litigation, corporate finance activities and tax and financial reporting purposes.
Michael has prepared and critiqued numerous expert valuation and other reports quantifying financial loss/damages in the context of a wide range of litigation and dispute matters, including shareholder disputes, dissent and oppression actions, post acquisition purchase price disputes, breach of contract and other contractual disputes, intellectual property disputes, and class actions.
Michael’s engagements have included valuations and financial loss/damages quantification across a number of industries, including but not limited to, financial services, manufacturing, real estate/development, building and industrial products, energy/utilities, and consumer goods and services.
Michael is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charterholder and a Chartered Business Valuator (CBV) and obtained his Master of Business Administration (MBA) with a concentration in finance and business valuation from McMaster University. He has also completed the Certificate in Investment Performance Measurement (CIPM) through the CFA Institute.
Prior to joining Kroll, Michael was part of the Risk Surveillance & Analytics group at OSFI (Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions), where he helped analyze and monitor emerging systemic risks to the Canadian and global banking sectors, including sovereign debt contagion and the increased prevalence of shadow banking.
Michael currently serves as the Treasurer and sits on the Board of Directors of Squirrels’ Nest Child Care Centre, a not-for-profit organization licensed by the Ministry of Education to provide services and programs for infants, pre-schoolers, and young school age children.
Education & Qualifications
- BComm – Ryerson University
- MBA (Finance) – McMaster University
- Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and Chartered Business Valuator (CBV) designations