Holder of Public Practice Certificate Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand
Registered Auditor (Financial Markets Authority)
Approved Auditor (Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand)
Approved Auditor (Office of the Auditor General)
Michael leads the Audit division at BDO Christchurch.
He has over 20 years' experience both in New Zealand and overseas providing professional services to medium and large-sized corporate entities. Michael is also involved with a large number of Not-for-Profit and public sector organisations.
Michael has a particular focus on the Education Sector. He has undertaken a number of statutory appointment roles at schools on behalf of the Ministry of Education as well as providing advisory services to a number of Board of Trustees. He also has significant governance experience and is involved on a range of Boards and Committees, including several in the Chair role.
Fellow of Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand
Chair of Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand Canterbury /Westland Local Leadership team
Member of Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand Australasian Public Practice Advisory Group
Member New Zealand Institute of Directors
Member New Zealand Institute of Management Southern
Member and Past Chair of Christchurch Businessmen’s Club
Bachelor of Commerce
Christchurch City Council – Independent Member of Audit and Risk Management Committee
Arts Centre Trust Board – Trustee and Chair of Finance, Audit and Risk Committee
International Track and Field Trust – Trustee
Harewood Golf Club Incorporated – Board Chair and Finance Director