Mike has over 30 years of senior management and leadership experience gained in a wide variety of industries including power generation, energy retail and trading, mining, construction and manufacturing. He has also operated a successful independent business consultancy, specialising in business performance improvement and culture change.

Having qualified with the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants in the UK, Mike’s career has spanned 3 continents and incorporated a diversity of senior roles in general management, commercial and financial management, project development and management, business development, business consultancy and non-executive board membership.

In Australia, Mike was Production Director and subsequently CEO of Yallourn Energy (now part of Energy Australia), CEO of Exergen Pty Ltd (a resource and technology development company) and General Manager of Thiess John Holland’s Precast Concrete Manufacturing Facility (Melbourne’s Eastlink toll road project).

Mike is also currently the non-executive Chairman of Federation Training, a Victorian Government owned training and education institution.