Michael McKee has over 30 years' experience in the financial services sector having practised at major international law firms in London. Michael also has several years of in-house experience at Citigroup where he provided legal advice to the trading floor and other parts of the business.

Michael also has wide-ranging experience of banking and investment banking issues having worked for some years as Executive Director at the British Bankers Association where he led the negotiation of major European Directives such as the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive and the Market Abuse Directive on behalf of the banking industry in the UK. His deep understanding of financial services law and regulation includes a wide range of contacts within the Financial Conduct Authority, and the Prudential Regulation Authority and contacts with regulators across Europe and elsewhere.

In February 2012 Michael was appointed as a member of the Executive Board of the International Regulatory Strategy Group of CityUK and the Corporation of London. The IRSG develops the UK financial services industry's position on a range of important international regulatory issues.