Mike Coady - Coady Performance Group

Without doubt it is Mike’s accomplished 20-year background in an in-depth knowledge of the financial services sector, plus his global expatriate lifestyle, which have led him to become one of the most in-demand commentators on financial planning matters.

A highly-regarded opinion-former, he is a frequent contributor to the likes of The Financial Times, The Telegraph, CNBC, news agencies including Reuters, as well as industry publications such as International Adviser and International Investment.

On a personal level, Mike is an RDR Level 4 UK qualified and experienced IFA and has also been awarded his Fellowship by the Institute of Director’s (FloD).

Although experienced and qualified to UK standards of financial planning, due to his award-winning dealings with high-net-worth individuals and expats, much of Mike’s work focuses around retirement planning, children’s education and college fee funding, pensions, portfolio and asset management, protection and insurance planning and wealth preservation on death.

Mike has held senior positions for Guardian Wealth Management, Workplace Solutions, deVere Group, M2 Financial (Towergate) and Barclays Wealth. He has also worked for other finance brands including Woolwich Independent Financial Advisory Services and Prudential Assurance.

Mike is the Performance Director at Coady Performance Group, and Group Managing Director at Swiss Global Group.

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What Others Say

“Mike regularly produces creative, original ideas, plans, products or methods, well attuned to the needs and capabilities of the organisation, and producing clear benefits. He is a superb leader, who instinctively reads a situation correctly, understands the motivations and feelings of the other people and chooses the right time to proceed or withdraw in aspect […] - James Stanton, Co-Founder – Bluestone Currency
“Mike coached me personally as a mentor, business and life coach for over a year. Mikes input and advise helped me grow as an individual and leader. He is very knowledgeable, insightful and opens your prospective to new levels.” Martin O’Malley, Investment Director – Pegasus Food Futures – https://www.linkedin.com/in/martin-o-malley-5239584/ - Martin O’Malley, Investment Director – Pegasus Food Futures
“At the core of the business Mike. The training and support that I have had from Mike has been instrumental to my success. Without question he is the cement that holds the Western Europe region together. He has a truly positive outlook on every scenario, and if you believe in him and his methodology, the […] - Tim Hinchliffe, Director – Aiglon Wealth Management
“I had the pleasure of working with Mike for over a year. Mike’s energy and passion is unmatched. He will take your performance to the next level, both in terms of your production and personally. He challenges and inspires you, and what I learnt from him during that time, will stay with me for the […] - Jack Ellice, Family Wealth Manager – deVere United Kingdom
“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 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
“In my three years the Company continues to pioneer in the industry on a global level. This is headed up by Mike Coady in Western Europe, an inspirational leader in motivation, sales process and pushing your boundaries.” Andrew Blueman, Managing Director – Blue Oak Partnership – https://www.linkedin.com/in/andrew-blueman-42557723/   - Andrew Blueman, Managing Director – Blue Oak Partnership
“During the two years I worked with Mike in the UK he was a truly inspirational leader always supporting his staff when needed. I learnt a great deal from Mike in terms of his work ethic and professionalism. I would recommend anyone to work with Mike.” Lee Adams, Independent Specialist – deVere Mortgages – https://www.linkedin.com/in/independentmortgages/ - Lee Adams, Independent Specialist – deVere Mortgages
“I spent time working with Mike in 2017 and found him to be a pleasure to work alongside. He understands his industry exceptionally well and is always looking for ways to drive the business forward. Mike had a huge capacity for work, undertaking many new projects at one time, and was always available for advice […] - Andrew Derrick, Senior Financial Planner – Guardian Wealth Management
“Having worked for Mike in both the offshore & UK onshore environment I couldn’t recommend his knowledge, application and drive enough. It is fair to say that Mike was equally at home when working on the development and strategy of an entire region, as he was when engaging in 1-2-1 personal and professional development. His […] - Nick Cook, Financial Consultant – Morrinson Wealth Management LLP
“Mike was one of my key clients from 2007 until 2010 while he was the Regional Manager of Europe for deVere and Partners. Mike is a complete professional, and is very well respected both by his colleagues and by his business partners. It was a pleasure working with him, and I wish him all the […] - James Weston, Head of International Advisory – GAM
“Mike is responsible for the development of DeVere Group’s offices in Western Europe. He is a very dynamic and focussed individual who is passionate about getting the best outcomes for his clients and advisers alike. Mike has ambitious plans for his region and I have no doubt that he will acheive them. In the 2 […] - David Matthews, Head of Region Europe – Old Mutual International
“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 gets the job done, he is truly an inspirational leader. Never have I known a person so committed to being the best and his ridiculously high standards he sets himself are infectious. He is someone that I would walk over hot coals for. Top man.” Luke Forrest, Business Development Manager – Carrick Wealth – https://www.linkedin.com/in/luke-forrest-27717615/ […] - Luke Forrest, Business Development Manager – Carrick Wealth
“I have worked with Mike over the past 15 months and through his direction and leadership have developed my knowledge and experience in the Industry. His motivation and enthusiasm are unbound and have just spent 2 days in a Sales conference which he lead. His passion for the Company and its successful growth are infectious […] - Quentin Sellar, International Financial Adviser – Blacktower Financial Management
“Mike Coady, Company Director, has been implementing many innovations, online automated systems and the European Communications Centre office. Not only that he is giving strong support, inspiration and motivation to sales teams, he also believes that no organisation will succeed without well organized and hardworking administration team. Working with someone who is setting amazing example […] - Violeta Milanovic, Office Manager – MAN Diesel & Turbo
“Mike is inspirational and a great motivator. I was a guest at his recent sales conference in Marbella and was impressed not only by his energy, charisma and focus, but by his all important attention to detail. His sales team is growing rapidly and I can see why” Robin Fielder, CEO, Leadership Development Ltd - Robin Fielder, CEO, Leadership Development Ltd
“Mike really is the driving force behind our Region, his leadership has seen tremendous levels of growth. He is a manager who leads from the front and has a energy and passion that is unparalleled. Mike demands 110% from all who work under him and rewards accordingly. His support and infectious drive to succeed are […] - James Kennerdale, District Manager Qatar – Nexus Financial Services LLC
“Mike’s non-stop drive, enthusiasm and passion is extremely infectious. Together with his in-depth all round knowledge and a statistical approach to boosting business I am very proud to work with him. His constant support and camaraderie is always welcome.” Stuart Holmes, Area Manager Elite – deVere Australia Group – https://www.linkedin.com/in/stuartholmes/ - Stuart Holmes, Area Manager Elite – deVere Australia Group
“It’s been my privilege to work with Mike, he is without doubt one of the most motivational and impressive people you could ever hope to work with. Mike’s knowledge of the industry is, second to none and what Mike doesn’t know about the industry is not worth knowing.” James Arbon, Co-Founder & Director – SpencerMinetti […] - James Arbon, Co-Founder & Director – SpencerMinetti
“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
“I met Mike recently when I was invited to talk at a convention for the consultants in Western Europe. I was very impressed by the organisation of the event and by Mike’s engaging manner, his infectious enthusiasm and his obvious leadership skills. I was billed to speak straight after Mike. He gave such an inspiring […] - Peter Collett, Managing Director – Collett Research
“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 had the pleasure of working with Mike as a contractor for about a year. Mike delivered everything with passion and drive and was an inspirational leader in the business. Mike was very open minded when It came to making changes in the business which was refreshing. I would highly recommend Mike and enjoyed the […] - Chris Baigent-Reed, Founder – Jigsaw Tree Ltd
“Mike Coady is one of the pillars and is the driving force behind Western Europe. Throughout my career, Mike has been a constant source of knowledge, expertise and advice which has benefited me massively. His energy and enthusiasm is infectious and is one of the reasons the Company goes from strength to strength. I can’t wait […] - Nathan Tarr, General Manager – GWM USA

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