After working for a merchant bank and as a director of a national financial services firm Michael, together with Astrida Balodis, founded the company in 1982, having been involved in setting up self managed pensions and the investment of their assets since 1974. Michael subsequently held a non-executive advisory role to the Michael Ambrose Group, until his retirement in 2015.
After working for the pensions department at Royal Insurance and subsequently as a director of a national financial services firm Astrid, together with Michael Ambrose, founded the company in 1982. Astrid had been involved in setting up and administering self managed pension arrangements since 1977 and oversaw all pension related business including the provision of specialist pensions advice to clients, their solicitors and accountants.
Astrid retired from the company in 2015.