Mike Bains

Chief Financial Officer

Mike Bains joined Sunbird in October 2014 as Finance Director, bringing over 17 years of experience in multiple senior finance positions from Thomson Reuters, PriceWaterhouseCoopers (PwC) and Sweet & Maxwell in London, New York and Sydney. Mike became Chief Financial Officer for Sunbird in August 2016.

Mike assisted in the setup of the company’s Audit, Risk and Remuneration committees.

His accomplished track record includes acting as the leading coordinator on the intangible asset and opening balance sheet valuation projects for the $18billion acquisition of Reuters Plc by Thomson Inc.

Additional experience include working as a Project Consultant for Westfield, offering financial oversight on the disposal of £600million of the Company’s interests in 3 shopping centres across the United Kingdom.

Mike is a Chartered Accountant from ICEAW and holds an MBA from Edinburgh Business School.

"East Africa will be the next big economic success story. It's a great time to invest on the ground and be part of that journey."