Michael Sidey joined Forsyth Barr in 1980. He established the Christchurch office in 1987, the success of which led to branch development throughout New Zealand. Michael was Managing Director from 1998 – 2001. Prior to Forsyth Barr he worked as a Chartered Accountant in New Zealand and England.
Michael is a Director/Trustee of the Halberg Disability Sports Foundation, Chairman of the Halberg Endowment Fund, Chairman of both the Wanaka Watersports Facility Charitable Trust and the Young Stroke Thrivers Foundation.