Michael became an urban and rural valuer in 1976 and member of the API and its forbears shortly thereafter.  In addition to valuation experience, Michael has over 20 years experience in the finance industry and 30 years in senior managerial roles in financial services and property valuation.  Prior to retiring in 2017, Michael was Area Manager, Brisbane for the State Valuation Service and a member of the Valuer General’s Leadership and SVS management teams, and acted a delegate for the Valuer General in many conferences associated with objections and appeals associated with statutory valuations.

Michael holds national accreditation in mediation and is a member of the Australian Mediation Association and the Land Court’s ADR team of expert mediators.