In October 2016, Move was set up as a private family office in Auckland New Zealand. By 2018, Move had evolved to become a Multi-Family Office with a Multi-strategy product portfolio offering. Move is managed by Michael Carr-Smith as the Chief Investment Officer and is supported by a top tier custodian and administrator, Adminis Limited based in Wellington New Zealand.



Michael Carr-Smith

Chief Investment Officer at Move – October 2016, New Zealand

  • Global Equity Sales and Research, Equity Capital Markets 1993 to 2016.
  • Barclays – Director International Equities 2010 to 2016, New York, USA
  • JP Morgan/Bear Stearns – Senior Managing Director 2001 to 2010, New York, USA
  • Deutsche Bank – Director Emerging Markets 1997 to 2000, Hong Kong
  • Schroder Securities – Head of Sales 1995-1997, Hong Kong, Indonesia
  • DBS – Head of EM Sales, 1993-1995, Hong Kong
  • University of Lincoln – Postgraduate Diploma (FIN/ACCT) – 1991, New Zealand
  • University of Canterbury – Bachelor of Commerce (ECON) – 1987, New Zealand