Michael Walsh is a founding member of the organising committee for the Sohn Hearts & Minds Investment Leaders Conference and has been critical in the success of the event. Michael Walsh is currently a Senior Advisor, UBS Global Markets and Head of Global Family Offices, UBS ANZ.
Brief history at UBS -
2020: Member of the UBS Sustainable taskforce and UBS social impact committee.
2019: Founder of the UBS future of Australia series. This is a forum for world’s leading though leaders and speakers. Topics are focused on future insights and industries UBS has been the leading investment bank in ANZ for the last 25 years, my role is to ensure we maintain the thought leadership.
2016: Co-founder and arranger of the Annual UBS Australasia Conference. This is now the leading Investment bank conference in ANZ.
2015: A member of the foundation and organising committee that established the Sohn Hearts & Minds Conference – the most successful investment conference in Australasia dedicated to supporting medical research.
2005: UBS – set up the global equity business in Sydney providing research, sales and advisory to domestic clients in global equities.
2003: UBS - foundered the Family Office Business which eventually formed the UBS Global Family Office Business in Australia & NZ. This business continues today and involves advising clients on public markets and private markets opportunities in venture capital and private equity.
2001: UBS Warburg, Sydney Co-Founded UBS successful Prime Brokerage business in ANZ. The group was at forefront of the emerging Hedge fund /alternative asset management industry.
2000: UBS Warburg – assisted to run desk Hong Kong.
1997 – 2000: SBC -Warburg, Sydney Established successful middle markets business which catered for the emerging boutique fund management industry. The group seeded / supported some of the most successful fund managers in ANZ.
1994 – 1996: SBC - Warburg Global Markets Institutional Account Management Equity Capital Markets, Sydney. Joint founder of stockbroker’s foundation (raised $29m so far).
1989 – 1993: SG Warburg (Potter Warburg Division), London & New York Global Markets Equities Sales / Global Account Management Desk Head, London, UK.
1987: Potter Partners, Melbourne Global Markets, Equities Sales Institutional account management.