AwCF is the philanthropic vehicle of Appican Capital Advisory with aims of lifting people out of poverty, long-term environmental stability and empowering women and girls.
At Appian, Michael is responsible for developing and honing Appian’s long-term investment strategy, deal sourcing, overseeing the financial team’s execution of transactions, managing core LP relationships and overseeing the Fund.
Michael has overseen the development of Appian into a leading private equity investor in the metals and mining sector, and seeks to continuously hone the investment strategy for the Fund to remain ahead of the industry.
Prior to founding Appian in 2011, Michael was a senior associate in the metals & mining team at JP Morgan in London. He holds a BBA in International Business and an MA in Finance. Michael is the recipient of the prestigious Financial News Top 40 under 40 Equity Leaders Award.