Senior Government Advisor
Grad Cert Bus, MBA, GAICD, FAIM BRIEF BIO Michael possess strong business leadership, governance, and development experience across a broad range of industries in the private and public sectors. Michael also has a depth of commercial, strategy and feasibility expertise where he is currently working as an independent consultant with clients in the Energy, Transport, Infrastructure, Mining, Finance and Public Sectors across Australia, New Zealand, and the USA. The key focus has been on defining or reviewing strategy, business, and go-to-market models, along with sustainable funding, accelerated growth frameworks and sophisticated stakeholder engagement. Michael has extensive skills and experience in policy, project feasibly, tactical workforce development and business strategy working as a member of significant steering committees, working groups and taskforces that have furthered some leading initiatives in Australia.
SELF EMPLOYEED – [2019 – present] – Principal Consultant
QUEENSLAND RAIL [2010 –2019] – Regional General Manager.
AURIZON [2009 –2010] – Group General Manager.
PERKINS SHIPPING GROUP (Investec Wentworth Private Equity) – [2007-2009] – General Manager
TOLL HOLDINGS – [2007-2009] – Business Operations Manager
AUSTRALIAN INVESTMENT SERVICES [2002-2004] – Director of Business Development
MANHIEM AUSTRALIA [1999-2002] – National Manager
MAYNE NICKELLS [1992-1999] State Manager Queensland
WESTPAC BANKING CORP [1998 – 1992] various roles international and commercial banking
Oxford Executive Leadership Programme. SAÏD Business School, University of Oxford.
Company Directors Course, Graduate. Australian Institute of Company Directors
Master of Business Administration (MBA). Queensland University of Technology
Graduate Certificate in Business (Strategy). Queensland University of Technology