Michael is a senior director of The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. He retired in 2016 as vice chairman of the firm and co-chief executive officer of Goldman Sachs International, roles he assumed in 2008 and 2005, respectively. Michael first joined Goldman Sachs in 1986 and became a partner in 1994. He was head of the Fixed Income, Currency and Commodities Division in Europe before becoming global co-head of the Securities Division in 2003.
Michael is a member of the Westminster Abbey Campaign Development Board, a sponsor of the Harefield Academy, chairman of Greenhouse Sports and a trustee of Grenada Schools and the Serpentine Galleries. Michael is a director of Credit Benchmark, Moscot Inc. and Revolut. Michael earned a BA from the University of Manchester in 1986.