Michael Williams is the Managing Director of The Hopkins Group and serves on our Executive Board.
Michael has worked as a financial planner for over 15 years after starting a career as a commercial and property lawyer in Queensland. He commenced his career as a solicitor in 1998 but quickly converted to the financial services industry. Michael was recruited into a management role at Saxby Bridge financial services and relocated to Melbourne.
Michael was responsible for the integration and 3-stage transition of the business from Saxby Bridge to Parkes and then finally Elm Financial Services. In 2001 he became the Victorian State Manager and was responsible for the management of the Melbourne office.
Michael managed the Melbourne office for 3 years at which time he was presented with the opportunity to partner with John Hopkins. In 2004 they merged their two separate businesses to form the complete financial planning and property advisory service that is The Hopkins Group. Michael is now responsible for the overall strategic plan and oversees the Executive Board and leadership team.
Michael has been responsible for implementing diversified income streams, multi-service offerings and a diversified lead generation and marketing program. Michael is a growth-orientated executive with specialised expertise in business expansion, acquisition and diversification.