Michael Higgins is currently the senior independent non-executive director of Plant Health Care plc. He has been a Director of the Quoted Companies Alliance since 2007 and was Chairman between October 2013 and October 2016.
Michael is currently the senior independent non-executive director of Plant Health Care plc, a leading provider of novel patent protected biological products and a non-executive director of Progility plc, a project management services group, a non-executive director of Premier Technical Services Group PLC, a niche specialist service provider. Michael is also non-executive Chairman of IPSX UK which, subject to regulatory approval from the FCA, will operate the first regulated securities exchange dedicated to the IPO and secondary market trading of shares in Exchange Traded Properties. He is an alternate member of The Panel on Takeovers and Mergers on behalf of the Quoted Companies Alliance. He has interests in early-stage businesses in online publishing, software and medical services.
Michael was a senior adviser at KPMG, following 10 years as a partner. Prior to KPMG, he was a director at Charterhouse Bank, worked at Saudi International Bank and qualified as an accountant with Price Waterhouse (now PricewaterhouseCoopers).