Mike Phillips Chief Financial Officer
Mike joined Micro Focus on 7 September 2010 and started fulltime with the company on 4 October 2010. He has more than 10 years experience in financial leadership roles at publicly listed international technology corporations. Most recently, he was CEO at Morse plc, following his initial role as Group Finance Director. Mike left in July 2010 following the successful corporate sale to 2e2 in June 2010.
From 1998 to 2007, Mike was Group Finance Director at Microgen plc where he was responsible for the execution of the company's M&A activity, internal and external financial reporting, investor relations and corporate finance. During his time at Microgen, Mike played a lead role in the transformation of the company to an international IT services business with sustainable and profitable growth.
Earlier roles include 7 years corporate finance work at Smith & Williamson, as well as two years at PricewaterhouseCoopers where he led the UK technology team, reporting to the global Head of Corporate Finance for the Technology Sector. Mike began his career at Peat Marwick Mitchell & Co (now KPMG).