Michelle Parkin joined Forsyth Barr Ashburton in 2019. Prior to this, she worked as an Investment Manager in the United Kingdom for over 20 years, which culminated in her setting up her own Asset Management company alongside a group of colleagues. Michelle continues to be a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment, as well as an Approved Person with the Financial Conduct Authority (UK). These both demonstrate a commitment to achieving the highest levels of knowledge, skills, behaviour and professionalism in securities and investments in the UK.
Michelle is an Authorised Financial Adviser (2018) holding the National Certificate in Financial Services and is accredited as an NZX Adviser. Michelle has extensive experience managing portfolios for a wide variety of clients including individuals, family wealth, companies, trusts and charities.
Michelle has moved from the UK to her husband’s home town of Ashburton with their two children. She spends most of her spare time watching her boys playing sport and is actively involved in Allenton Rugby Club.