Michael was the Founding Chief Executive of Social Ventures Australia, an organisation offering innovative solutions to society’s most pressing social problems. He stepped down as CEO, taking on an Executive Director role in October 2014.
Prior to this role, Michael spent 15 years as a Co-Founder and Executive Director of Macquarie Bank's private equity arm, Macquarie Direct Investment. In his time there, Michael invested in 43 businesses generating a gross rate of return of 32.3%.
Michael currently holds directorships at M.H. Carnegie, SunSuper, Australian Schools Plus, Australian Philanthropic Services and the Paul Ramsay Foundation.
Michael holds an MBA from Harvard Business School.