Michael has provided strategic financial advice to the private business sector, major domestic and international investment funds and government borrowing authorities. He is currently Deputy Chairman of Hume Bank – a company that employs over 140 staff, has over $1Billion in assets and meets the needs of over 60,000 customers across north eastern Victoria and southern NSW. Michael contributes expertise to a wide range of organisations in regional Victoria and southern. NSW. He is Deputy Chairman of the Victorian Ovens and Murray Regional Partnerships Board, a member of the Audit Committee of Indigo Power, on the Latrobe University Regional Advisory Board, a member of Scots School Board and a former Board member of Hothouse Theatre.