Michael is the General Counsel of Black Swan and is responsible for the firm’s legal department and is a member of the firm’s executive management.
Before joining Black Swan Michael has worked with Private Equity, Hedge Funds and alternative funds during his 7 years in the World leading wealth management bank UBS. Within UBS Michael held positions in both the legal department and in the bank’s private equity team in Zurich. Prior to joining UBS, Michael held, over the course of 8 years, several positions in Danske Bank in various sections of the legal departments. This experience covered wealth management, asset management, mergers and acquisitions and traditional banking. Before he joined Danske Bank Michael was working at the Danish top tier law firm Kromann Reumert.
Michael has both a Bachelors degree in Law and a Masters in Law from the University of Copenhagen. Part of his master degree was taken at University of New South Wales in Sidney, Australia. Michael was admitted to the Danish Bar in 2005 but has not been practicing since he moved from Denmark in 2012.