Michael Derin, Azure Group's Founding Partner & Chairman has over 28 years' experience as a qualified Chartered Accountant within the business and commercial sectors. Michael works across our Technology, Corporate Advisory and CFO operations, managing highly complex projects to success.
Michael Derin has over 28 years of experience as a Corporate Advisor and more recently CEO across Asia-Pacific with a track record of leading multi-million dollar projects to success.
Michael’s technical and commercial acumen, as well as his dynamic leadership style,has seen him influence positive outcomes through strategic decision making for his clients and his firm.
In 2002 Michael founded chartered accounting firm Azure Group, a commercially focused firm that now has offices in Australia and China. His passion for innovation and his ability to quickly adapt to the changing needs of business has allowed Azure Group to expand its range of services and business interests.
Michael has been a pioneer in the Virtual CFO movement in Australia founding CFO Australia Consulting in 2005 offering part time and interim strategic financial solutions for growing business.
Michael is also available for speaking engagements
Not the typical boring bean counter, Michael is an engaging and passionate presenter who breaks down complex financial themes into understandable information. Being a business owner himself, Michael understands the pressures owners have to contend with in today's market.
Michael's areas of expertise include: Technology Sector expertise, financial management, capital raising, taxation, financial advisory, mergers & acquisitions, financial modelling, financial reporting, employee incentive schemes, succession planning, corporate governance and much more.