Advanced Management Programme – INSEAD
Master of Business Administration – Australian Graduate School of Management, University of New South Wales
Bachelor of Architecture (First Class Honours, University Medal) – University of New South Wales
Bachelor of Science (Architecture) – University of New South Wales
Fellow – Australian Property Institute
Fellow - Royal Society of Arts
Graduate Member – Australian Institute of Company Directors
Michael was appointed as an independent director to the board of GPTFM in February 2016.
Michael has extensive experience in the real estate, public equity and debt markets. Michael’s real estate experience extends to investment, master planning, management and development of large assets.
Michael was formerly the deputy chief executive officer and chief investment officer of Novion Property Group and was responsible for Novion’s investment decisions as well as day-to-day management of the business. Prior to joining Novion, Michael spent over 11 years at Lendlease, working as portfolio manager of the General Property Trust (now The GPT Group), chief executive officer of the Lendlease Foundation and senior development manager.
Michael is currently a non-executive director of Charter Hall Retail REIT and a member of its Audit and Risk Management Committee. Michael is also a non-executive director of Adelaide Airport Limited and chairman of its Property, People and Customer Committee and a member of the Infrastructure Committee.
Michael was the former deputy chairman of the Shopping Centre Council of Australia and was a former non-executive director of Eramboo Artist Environment, a not-for-profit organisation.
Michael is a Fellow of the Australian Property Institute and the Royal Society for the Arts. He is also a Graduate Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.