More about Mike Taylor...
Mike is the founder, CEO and CIO of Pie Funds. He is the portfolio
manager for the Pie Australasian Growth Fund and the Pie Global Small
Companies Fund, and the joint portfolio manager for the Pie Australasian
Dividend Fund. He currently manages a team of eight staff. Mike reports
to the Board and to the Investment Committee of Pie Funds.
Prior to starting Pie Funds in 2007, he worked in a variety
of roles in the financial industry both here and in the UK, including as
a banking analyst for HBOS and an equities dealer for ABN Amro. His
early career provided him with a diverse range of experience across the
finance sector which Mike has used successfully in his role as CEO and
portfolio manager. Mike has a Bachelor of Business Studies in Finance
from Massey University and a NZX Diploma.
Having purchased his first shares at the age of 18, Mike
went on to grow his own personal portfolio and then that of friends and
family, before starting Pie Funds roughly 10 years later. Mike holds no
equity investments outside of the Funds and instead has chosen to invest
in the Pie Australasian Growth Fund, the Pie Australasian Dividend
Fund, the Pie Australasian Emerging Companies Fund and the Pie Global
Small Companies Fund since inception.