Michael Lynn



Michael qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1971. After qualifying he joined Deloitte in London, later moving to their Paris office. He was a Corporate Finance Executive with Charterhouse Group (now part of HSBC) and also held responsibility for a large commercial and industrial property portfolio owned by the bank, acting as a Director of a number of its European subsidiaries. Most of his career has been devoted to the Financial Services sector, where he has been a Founder, CEO or senior director of regulated businesses, including general and life insurance and pension investment.

Event Sessions Featuring Michael Lynn


Secured Real Estate Lending IFISA: a key component of any investment portfolio

The Alternative Property Forum - Tuesday 19 June 2018

  • Michael stressed that the IFISA wrapper does not include equity crowdfunding.

  • He said that the key question is around how to popularise the IFISA wrapper, which has suffered a somewhat slow start. He also said that cash ISAs should carry risk warnings since savers are losing money in real terms every year.

  • There is almost £600 billion in the ISA market, representing a huge opportunity.

  • He said that the government is not going to hit its current target of building 300,000 new homes a year – but that IFISA money, supporting SME housebuilders, could be the solution.


Why Investors use P2P lending and the IFISA

Scaling up the Innovative Finance ISA - Tuesday 30 January 2018

Articles By Michael Lynn

The Housing Crisis: A New Year Res-Solution

5th February 2018 | Michael Lynn

Articles Featuring Michael Lynn