Michael Kodari, Founder and CEO of KOSEC (Kodari Securities), is one of Australia’s most consistent, top-performing investors. A philanthropist and a prominent expert in the stock market, CNBC Asia has referred him to as “the brightest 21st century entrepreneur in wealth management” and “a trailblazer within the Australian stock market”. Michael has featured on Australia’s Channel 7 as the “Money Expert” on the weekly Sunday program Elevator Pitch, and he is recognised internationally by governments as one of the world’s best. The Chinese government selected Michael as the guest of honour, chosen from the entire funds management industry, for the ‘Inside China’s Future’ event held in Sydney in April 2014. In March, 2019, Michael also sat on a panel of judges alongside top scientists, distinguished professors, venture capitalists and experienced entrepreneurs for the Shenzhen Innovation & Entrepreneurship International Competition.
With a strong background in funds management and stockbroking, Michael has worked with some of Australia’s most successful value investors, and has also consulted for leading financial institutions. Michael writes for a number of Australia’s key financial publications and is regularly interviewed by various media including Australian Financial Review, Business Review Weekly, Sydney Morning Herald, Sky News – Switzer, Your Money Your Call, Market Moves, and Lunch Money. He has also conducted seminars for the Australian Investors Association and has contributed to Australian Shareholders’ Association as well as Kaplan Education.