He has worked in finance, including in member-owned superannuation and medical indemnity, and is looking to sample other domains to build breadth. He has experience acting as the nexus between day-to-day operations, IT, executives and boards, and understands the language and needs of each.
Michael is deeply interested in effective altruism – the concept of 'doing good, better'. He donates regularly to Effective Altruism Australia. Michael holds a Bachelor of Commerce (economics) from the University of Melbourne. He also undertook a short course on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining at Charles Sturt University.
Michael listens to podcasts like EconTalk and 80,000 Hours, plays chess, re-reads Dune, and occasionally paints his Warhammer models.