Michael specializes in the quantification of financial loss/damages and business and securities valuations in the context of commercial disputes and litigation matters. He has prepared and critiqued numerous expert reports and assisted in the submission of expert evidence for various contractual disputes, shareholder dissent and minority shareholder oppression actions and claims related to intellectual property.
Michael’s recent engagements include the quantification of losses arising from various disputes in the energy/utility, real estate/construction, manufacturing and healthcare industries; as well as valuations of companies in the advanced-materials, heavy-industrial, building products and financial sectors.
Michael is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charterholder and completed the Certificate in Investment Performance Measurement (CIPM) through the CFA Institute, of which he is a member. He is also a Chartered Business Valuator and member of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Business Valuators (CICBV). Michael obtained his Master of Business Administration (MBA) with a concentration in finance and business valuation from McMaster University.
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.