Michael started working with Diversitat in 1994 as an Employment Officer in the newly created Migrant Employment Program. He was appointed CEO in 2005.
He is a member on a number of committees and has been a member on boards including SCoA, Geelong Community Enterprise, Leisure Networks and more.
In December 2013, Michael was honoured with the Committee for Geelong’s Annual Leadership Award. In the same year Diversitat was awarded the Migration Council Australia National Innovation Award for the Northern Community Hub. The Hub was named as a best practice example of settlement innovation.
Michael is passionate about bringing a regional voice to SCoA and to strongly advocate for the sector.