Michael is 35 years old, married to Kate and has two children Lydia & Toby. Michael has been based in Queenstown for over ten years and during this time has primarily been involved in Financial Services, Construction, Property Development and Viticulture. Michael is on is second term as a Board Member of the Queenstown Chamber of Commerce.

Michael holds a Bachelor of Commerce and Master of Business with Credit from the University of Otago. Michael is passionate about business and thinks he can bring a youthful perspective to the board. Michael has the commercial acumen and business experience to help drive business within the Queenstown Lakes through the directives of the Chamber of Commerce.