Michael has over 20 years experience in non-profit, political and corporate settings, with wide-ranging communication, governance and management experience across all sectors.
Michael is the principle of a public affairs firm based in Vancouver, providing clients with strategic communication planning that drives results to help achieve organisational goals. He also provides crisis and issues management. He was the Director of Communications for the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada. He has managed numerous political campaigns at all three levels.
Michael has volunteered in the non-profit sector for over 25 years mostly in board roles, including BCPWA, The Vancouver Maritime Museum, Family Services of Greater Vancouver, BoardVoice and the Rainbow Refugee Society. He has facilitated strategic planning, developed policy frameworks and implemented financial and case management systems. Michael first provided board training in 1999.
Michael completed his master’s degree in communication at Royal Roads in 2019. In his spare time, he is an avid adventure motorcycle rider and backwoods camper.