Mike is Head of Economic Development and Climate Change at the British High Commission in Nairobi. Before moving to Kenya in 2019, he oversaw DFID’s work on financial sector development and disaster risk insurance and represented the UK Government on the boards of FSD Africa and Global Parametrics. Mike is an expert in private sector development and innovative finance, and prior to his career in international development spent 10 years in the City of London, including at UBS, Barclays and Morgan Stanley. He holds degrees from the University of Oxford and the London School of Economics.