Michael has a deep background in economics, financial markets and company analysis and valuation. He worked in the Investment Research department of Scotia Capital for six years before moving to New York City to work as an analyst at Lions Gate Capital, a long/short hedge fund. At Lions Gate, he covered a wide range of industries, including energy, industrials, financials, consumer, and healthcare. He then moved from Lions Gate to Ziff Brothers Investments where he focused on long-term macro themes such as energy, innovation, and demographics. Michael is now an independent consultant who researches and markets investment ideas. He is based in New York City.