Michael S Baldock, BA
Chief Financial Officer
Appointment: February 2020
Background: After graduating from Harvard University in 1986 Michael began a successful career in investment banking spanning more than three decades, advising and working closely with companies, their executive and finance teams. Over that time, Michael worked in a variety of increasingly senior roles at Drexel Burnham Lambert Group, SG Warburg, Lazard and HSBC, where he latterly ran the global healthcare sector team and investment banking in the Americas. In addition, from 1998 to 2000 Michael and a former client partnered to form Bentley Health Care Inc, an oncology outpatient treatment centre company in New York. In 2008, Michael co-founded Ondra Partners, an independent financial advisory firm.
Current external appointments: Michael is a Non-Executive Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee of Jaws Acquisition Corp.
Skills, experience and contribution: Michael has over 30 years of relevant functional and sector experience acquired through senior leadership roles at HSBC, Lazard, Bentley Health Care and SG Warburg. He was a founding partner at Ondra Partners, an independent financial advisory firm which advised Abcam for several years. He is seasoned corporate finance and M&A practitioner with broad industrial experience and deep knowledge of the healthcare industry.