Michael has more than twenty years of experience advising and investing in consumer products companies around the world. Michael previously worked at Artisan Partners, where he invested in consumer products companies in the US, Europe and Asia. He started his career in 1994 in Morgan Stanley’s Mergers & Acquisitions department. Michael then led Morgan Stanley’s European consumer equity research team for nine years before relocating to the US. From 2012 – 2015, he managed Credit Suisse’s consumer products research in the US. Michael holds an MBA degree from ESCP Europe. He studied in Berlin, Paris and Oxford.