Michael joined Achieve Australia in 2014, initially as a consultant on legal and governance issues. In 2018, he became the Company Secretary and General Counsel.
At Achieve, Michael oversees legal affairs, including the management of external legal advisors, and provides the Board of Directors with assistance in the conduct of its proceedings, together with advice and counsel on governance and related issues.
Prior to joining Achieve, he practised as a commercial lawyer in Sydney for many years, with a diverse clientele including not-for-profit entities. Michael held the position of company secretary and general counsel with National Indigenous TV, a not-for-profit Indigenous organisation, and then as Acting CEO. Michael holds Arts and Law degrees from Sydney University and is admitted as a solicitor in NSW.