Mike Coady - Coady Performance Group

Respected throughout the industry for his proven abilities as a leader, motivator and a substantial business generator.  

Coady Performance Group

As Coady Performance Groups Performance Director, Mike is responsible for delivery of the global events, subscription mentorship programme and most importantly the overall success of our clients growth.

Mike has the unique ability to transform the average into outstanding, and to create and develop the hunger everyone requires to achieve further success in both their personal and professional lives.

Swiss Global Group

As Global Sales Director, Mike oversees a significant global expansion plan across a multitude of continents, delivering growth in their financial services, trust and soon-to-be banking brands.

Previous Milestones

Mike joined Guardian Wealth Management, a previously leading provider of both international and domestic wealth solutions, back in December 2016, as Chief Commercial Officer and was an instrumental driver in the firms global growth, plans and infrastructure upgrades.  Developing new brands such as GWM FX, GWM Property, GWM UK, GWM Global Partners, GWM Corporate Solutions and training portals – GWM Illuminate and GWM Adviser Portals.

In addition, Mike served as Group Director of deVere for 12 years, spending five years in the Middle East, then five years building deVere Group across Europe, and then for a further 2 years Mike focused on building new brands such as deVere United Kingdom, deVere Mortgages & Workplace Solutions across the UK and beyond.

Throughout the 12 years at deVere, Mike successfully opened and developed 20 offices worldwide in the following locations: Oman, Kuwait, Qatar, Hamburg, Munich, Milan, Mijas Costa, Marbella, Costa Blanca, Palma de Mallorca, Barcelona, Portugal, London, Nottinghamshire, Leicester, Basel, Zurich, Toulouse, Nice & Paris.

Mike successfully achieved Chartered Status for deVere United Kingdom as well as Highly Commended IFA of the Year, in addition has also helped drive the Chartered Status for GWM Financial Planning. Mike achieved both Chartered Status’ within 12 months of each other.

Driven to win

Mike is renowned amongst colleagues for his energy, hard work and dedication.

Family values

Mike’s father’s senior roles within the oil and gas industry had a lasting influence on him and foreshadowed his future. Fourteen years ago he happily returned to the Emirate of Dubai with his family when joining deVere and then returned to the UK in 2015. Back in 2017 Mike returned to Dubai and is now living the Expat life once more.

Mike is forever looking forward to new and exciting opportunities that lay ahead.

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What Others Say

“It is with great pleasure I recommend Mike Coady. He is a generous professional who knows how to build real and sustainable relationships. I have known Mike for over a year. During that time, he has been honest, trustworthy, and is always willing to go above and beyond. He takes great honor in helping others […] - Subbah Razaq, Head of Client Relations – Guardian Wealth Management
“Mike Coady in his role as Group Director for Western Europe has had overall responsibility the ongoing success of this region. He continually raises the professional development of every member of the team to raise standards through stringent training within the group and deveres commitment to industry qualifications a must in financial services…Despite his other […] - Spencer Freeman-Haynes, Vice President – Swiss Global Group
“Mike Coady is an exceptionally focused individual, results driven with attention to detail.  His support and energy are boundless. Having worked closely with Mike over the last 3 years he has helped me improve as a person and in my role with Devere. My success and my teams success is down to the help, support […] - Steven Cowans, Managing Partner – Aston Advisory Services
“I was lucky enough to have Mike working at Guardian during my first 9 months at the company. I found his training, mentoring and motivational skills extremely beneficial to not only my personal development but the companies progress and development over that time. The impact he had on the staff and the company during those […] - George Stainton, Investment Management Specialist – Guardian Wealth Management 
“Mike looks for and finds the best in people. A born leader, one who leads by example through his hard work, determination and passion. I have confidence in his judgement and am personally grateful for the guidance he has given me since joining the Company.” Carla Smart, Senior Financial Planner – Guardian Wealth Management – https://www.linkedin.com/in/carla-smart-8b922b3/ - Carla Smart, Senior Financial Planner – Guardian Wealth Management
“As an advisor here in Western Europe, I have known Mike Coady and worked with him since my first day in the company and found his help and training invaluable as I have progressed in my career. I am constantly pushed to learn and improve by the challenges and opportunities that my work, my clients […] - Edward Mainwaring-Burton, International Financial Adviser – Blacktower Financial Management
“Mike is an extremely experienced and well respected senior manager in the European & Middle East Wealth Management Industry. As a service provider to Mike, I have always been impressed with his professionalism and attention to detail that has enabled him to build one of the largest and most successful Wealth Managers in Europe.” Bill Tatham, […] - Bill Tatham, Executive Manager – deVere Group
“In my opinion Mike Coady has an in incredibly clear vision of where the international financial services market is going and how adviser businesses must evolve to ensure their future success. When Mike works with a business his approach to change management is refreshingly hands on, he uses his considerable experience and expertise at all […] - Rebecca Murphy, Director of Sales and Marketing – Praemium
“I have had the pleasure of working with Mike on a number of strategic projects in both of his previous roles. Mike always gives you the time, accessibility and direction required to achieve the results one aims for in a partnership as a supplier. Making things happen and managing expectations within the sales route is […] - Shelley Wren, Strategic Partnerships – IP Global Ltd
“I had the pleasure of working with Mike during his time at Guardian Wealth Management. It was extremely rewarding being supported by such a dedicated and inspirational character. Mike has a lot of qualities, drive, integrity, trust, confidence, tolerance, enthusiasm and focus, he leads from the front and always practices what he preaches, he has […] - Chris Thompson, Financial Planner – Guardian Wealth Management
“Mike is one of the most driven and inspirational people I have had the pleasure of working with. Focused and detail-oriented, Mike has a passion for success that filters through our region from top to bottom. He has always shown a genuine desire to lead and inspire through innovation and consultation.” David J. Naughton, Private […] - David J. Naughton, Private Client Adviser – Harrison Brook
“I would like to thank you for inviting me to the Frankfurt event. It was the best conference I have attended in my 29 years in financial services” Paul Greveson, Managing Director – Independent Financial Appointments – https://www.linkedin.com/in/paul-greveson-34175621/   - Paul Greveson, Managing Director – Independent Financial Appointments
“Without any doubt Mike is a very inspirational, dedicated and driven person.He is a true leader and expects nothing but excellence and perfection from everyone he manages . He is a visionary and has a powerful ability to communicate his vision and to inspire us into perfection and excellence for every single client. He is […] - Daragh Summerfield, Head of Europe – Elliot Lloyd International Limited
“Mike is an outstanding professional who is full of energy and creates a buzz wherever he goes! I had the pleasure of working with him at Guardian Wealth Management. I found the support that he was willing to give was over and above anyone else and he always made himself available for you if you […] - Sophia Bhatti, Executive Wealth Manager – Guardian Wealth Management
“A top trainer, manager and person. He brings an aura of success every where he goes and over the years he has without doubt transferred much of that to others. I’d really like to again work closely with Mike sometime in the future.” Edward Davies, Senior Private Client Adviser – Credence International – https://www.linkedin.com/in/edwarddavies1/ - Edward Davies, Senior Private Client Adviser – Credence International
“I consider it a true privilege and an honour to have worked with Mike and will be forever grateful for the help and support he has provided me. Mike has an incredible ability to motivate and develop, pushing you beyond what you thought possible. Tackling challenges, thinking critically and strategically are all things Mike does […] - Nathan Lennox, Family Wealth Manager – deVere United Kingdom
“I have known and worked with Mike over a 3 year period. Over that time I have witnessed at first hand the way that Mike leads and motivates his Team through a combination of genuine passion for the Industry and pure up front leadership. The way that Mike sets about working within his environment has […] - Justin Barrett, Director – Capital Platforms Pte Ltd
“I’ve been working in Mikes region of Western Europe for 6 weeks working in the Brussels office which has been a great experience. Western Europe region is the best region to join to learn the business. Training and support is excellent and the team are a good bunch. Everyone has been very supportive and everything […] - Garry Williams, Director – Self employed
“Mike has exceptional people skills and strong leadership capabilities. His work ethic is professional and takes his responsibilities very seriously. He has excellent communication skills, and conducts himself in a professional manner at all times. His knowledge of the Financial Industry is complex and comprehensive. I strongly acknowledge his enthusiasm, motivation and dedication.” Mark Gibson, […] - Mark Gibson, Senior Wealth Manager – deVere Germany GmbH
“Mike is the nuts. He makes things happen, he lifts you up, cuts to the core of what is real and makes you sit up and take notice. His training is the best I have ever witnessed over many years in the industry, one hell of a driven and passionate individual, he is focused, dedicated to […] - Paul Rhodes, Business Development Director – Blacktower Financial Management
“With his positive ‘can-do’ attitude, Mike has taken his region from strength to strength. With the exceptional planning and implementation of ideas he gets the most out of his team and ensures that they are constantly developing.” Kevin White, Director – Fortem Financial Management Ltd. – https://www.linkedin.com/in/kevindwhite/   - Kevin White, Director – Fortem Financial Management Ltd.
“Mike is a very focussed individual, passionate about what he does. He demands excellence from those he works with and rewards those who deliver.” Darren Jones, Training & Technical Director – Guardian Wealth Management – https://www.linkedin.com/in/darren2/   - Darren Jones, Training & Technical Director – Guardian Wealth Management
“Mike showed many great qualities over the 3 years we worked together, he is an expert in our industry with exceptional leadership skills, always ensuring that everyone who reported to him was highly motivated. Mike leads from the front and is always bringing new ideas to the table.” Alex Herbert, Senior Partner – Holborn – https://www.linkedin.com/in/alexherbertpws/ - Alex Herbert, Senior Partner – Holborn
“I have worked with Mike for over 7 years now and have always found him focused, determined and extremely knowledgeable within his field of expertise.” James Dodds, Managing Director – Chartercross Capital Management – https://www.linkedin.com/in/jamestdodds/ - James Dodds, Managing Director – Chartercross Capital Management
“I first started working with Mike in June 2017 when he was COO of Guardian Wealth Management. We worked together on the integration of our learning proposition into his business. From the outset of discussions, we were able to build rapport quickly and together identified the key deliverables in respect to our project. Mike is […] - David Tait, Managing Director – Redmill Consulting

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