Mr Rawlinson joined Barclays in 2013. He joined from the boutique Investment Bank Liberum Capital, a business he helped found in 2006. After starting his career in the City of London at Flemings in 1991, he joined Cazenove in 1996 before leaving JP Morgan Cazenove in 2006. He has worked as both a corporate financier and top ranked research analyst covering the mining sector. He has extensive capital markets experience having worked on the IPOs and follow-on offerings for Anglo American, Billiton, Xstrata, Vedanta, Glencore, UC Rusal, Kazakhmys, Hochschild, Nikanor, Talvivaara, Gem Diamonds and London Mining.
Michael has worked on several banner M&A transactions including Xstrata/Falconbridge, Rusal/Sual and Glencore/Xstrata.Mr Rawlinson has an undergraduate degree in Economics from the University of Birmingham and a Masters from University College London.