Michael has more than 20 years’ experience as a company director, both in Australia and internationally. Michael first joined the Guide Dogs Queensland Board in 2012 and was later appointed as CEO in 2017.


Michael is Director of Larok, a marketing and strategy consultancy. He recently spent five years as a Director of Australian Insurance Holdings and related companies (an APRA regulated national Financial Institution).

Michael’s previous roles include four years as an Associate Director of Amplifi Governance, and nine years at Deloitte with three years as Sales Director in Sydney; Managing Director of Williams Design, a large Sydney design and advertising agency; Managing Director of Kerfield Consulting, an investment and property finance company; and 12 years senior and general management experience with Standard Bank and Investec Bank.