President, Agri Intelligence and Maritime Intelligence
The unifying theme of Michael’s career is the convergence of digital data, technology, content and services. He has led businesses across global vertical markets in economics, financial and country risk, aerospace, defence and security, oil, gas and coal, maritime and trade, and agribusiness.Michael is currently President and Managing Director of Agribusiness Intelligence and Maritime Intelligence at Informa.
Former roles also include Senior Vice President and Managing Director of IHS Jane’s and IHS Maritime, Non-Executive Chairman of PPA Business and a Non-Executive Director of the Professional Publishers’ Association (PPA), and Senior Vice President of Editorial and Publishing at IHS.
His career began as an economist and analyst with Oxford Analytica, after which he moved through analytical, operational and commercial management roles at UBS and Jane’s Information Group, where as Deputy Chief Executive he was part of the team that sold the business to IHS.