Michael brings more than 15 years of management experience in the healthcare and disability sectors to his new role along with previous board and council experience. Since May 2016, he has served as CEO of Very Special Kids, a not-for-profit organisation that supports children with life-threatening conditions by providing a children’s hospice and professional family support services.
He also has a long history with Werribee Gold Sponsor MatchWorks – which provides specialist employment services to people with a disability, medical condition or injury – where he previously spent eight years as executive director and a further five years prior to that as operations manager.
A resident of Wyndham since 2006, Michael is passionate about sport and understands the important role it plays in the local community. He has participated in a range of different sports but has been most heavily involved in cricket, having played in the UK and at the district level locally in addition to taking on coaching roles at two clubs in the Geelong Cricket Association.