Mike F. Balm

DBA, MBA, CPA, ACMA, CGMA, CMA

Chief Executive Officer

Dr. Balm is a member of the Board of Directors and the Chief Executive Officer. He has been with the Emergo Group for over 20 years. Since joining the Group, he has held several positions within the company including Group treasurer, corporate controller and CEO. He was, and continues to be, responsible for building and managing the company’s investment portfolio. His commitment to a balanced portfolio coupled with global risk management is currently driving the company’s investment activities.

In addition to his executive duties, Dr. Balm currently serves as a director of various US, Canadian and European holding and operating companies.

Dr. Balm qualified as a Chartered Management Accountant and Chartered Global Management Accountant with the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants in the United Kingdom, and as a Certified Management Accountant and Chartered Professional Accountant in Alberta, Canada and subsequent to that, he completed his Masters of Business Administration at the University of Manchester, qualified as a Certified Public Accountant in the State of Delaware and received his Doctorate of Business Administration from the European University of Switzerland.