Michael has over 10 years’ experience in the securities industry. He is currently the Manager of the Derivatives Branch within the British Columbia Securities Commission and is responsible for leading the Commission team working on derivatives market regulation. Prior to joining the BC Securities Commission Michael was the Head of Legal for Alpha Group where he was involved in the creation of Alpha ATS. Prior to his work with Alpha he was Senior Counsel with Market Regulation Services Inc. where he was involved in the development of Canada’s Universal Market Integrity Rules. Michael possesses considerable experience in and knowledge of Canadian market structure issues and the regulation of trading in our markets.