Michael Julien is a chartered accountant with extensive international business experience. After qualifying with Price Waterhouse, he moved into industry and commerce where he spent eight years in the Lloyds Insurance market as Group FD/CFO of first CE Heath and then Willis. For the next 10 years, he was Group FD/CFO of BICC (manufacturing and construction) and then Group FD/CFO of Midland Bank Group. He then became CEO of retailer Storehouse and then chairman of First Choice Holidays whilst also being a non-executive director of Guinness for 10 years, until the merger of Guinness and GrandMet, when it was re-named Diageo.

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