Mike is a Financial Adviser with Ethical Investment Services. His qualifications include the Diploma of Financial Services (Financial Planning) and a BA and MA from Princeton University in the United States.


Mike has been providing investment advice with an ethical overlay since 2003 and is a member of the Responsible Investment Association Australasia. His experience providing ethical investment advice to not-for-profit organisations in California convinced him of the value of incorporating ethics into the investment process.


After coming to Australia in 2008 and prior to joining Ethical Investment Services, Mike worked with ANZ Trustees as a member of the Philanthropy Team, and with AMP as a Financial Planner.


Mike is passionate about social justice, gender equity, the environment, and visual arts. Originally trained as an architect, he has also lived and studied in Japan.

Certification Information

Certification Category:

Financial Adviser

Certification Symbol:

Ethical Investment

Certified Since:



  • Diploma of Financial Services (Financial Planning)

Financial Adviser Since:


Providing Responsible Investment Advice Since:


  • Superannuation and Retirement Planning
  • Investments/Managed Funds
  • Australian Ethical Cash Trust
  • Australian Ethical Fixed Interest Trust
  • Australian Ethical Advocacy Fund
  • Australian Ethical Australian Shares Fund
  • Australian Ethical Diversified Shares Fund
  • Australian Ethical Balanced Fund
  • Australian Ethical International Equities Fund
  • Alphinity WS Socially Responsible Share
  • AMP Capital RIL Australian Shares Fund
  • AMP Capital Sustainable Share Fund
  • AMP Capital RIL International Share Fund
  • AMP Capital RIL Balanced
  • BT Ethical Share Fund WS
  • BT Sustainable Conservative
  • BT Sustainable Balanced
  • Generation Wholesale Global Share Fund
  • Stewart Investors Worldwide Sustainability Fund
  • Hunter Hall Global Deep Green Trust
  • Hunter Hall Global Equities Trust
  • Hunter Hall Value Growth Trust
  • Hunter Hall Value Growth Trust
  • BNP Paribas Environmental Equities Trust
  • Perpetual Wholesale Ethical SRI

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Contact Information

Contact: Mike Josephson

Email: mike@ethicalinvestments.com.au

Phone: 03 9853 0995

Website: www.ethicalinvestments.com.au

Address: 16 Princess Street, Kew VIC 3101