After Sydney University Law School, Michael worked in Sports & Event Management with global companies International Management Group (IMG) and SFX Sports Group turned his attention to Social Enterprises. Initially, he contributed to the strategy & business plan establishing the Taronga Foundation which successfully raised $240m to rebuild Sydney’s iconic zoo. Leadership roles at Surf Life Saving Australia and Starlight Children’s Foundation followed before joining Diabetes Victoria as the Deputy CEO and Chief Operations Officer in 2009. He concurrently acted as the General Manager of Commercial Operations for Diabetes Australia making him responsible for all non-government revenue and all non-clinical business divisions including Membership, Retail, and Fundraising.
Since 2015, Michael has resided in the United States as CEO of MediKane USA, manufacturers & distributors of health supplements and medical food specialty products.
Michael is an experienced, results-oriented leader who is passionate about health and wellbeing issues and whose unique mix of experience perfectly suits the requirements of leading the business strategy.