Michael has been in local government for 40 years. Michael joined Cessnock Council in 1997 as the Manager Environment & Waste.
Previously Michael commenced his career at Newcastle Council and undertook study in the Health & Building field.
Michael has completed Bachelor Applied Science (Environmental Health) at University Western Sydney
Worked as Health & Building Surveyor at Baulkham Hills
Environmental Service Manager at Port Stephens
Environment & Waste Manager at Maitland Council
Past Chair of Waste Management Assoc -Hunter Division
Member of Project Group that introduced:
-regional kerbside recycling contract
- regional organics contract
- Hunter alternate technology assessment group