B. Com Qld.; CA, Dip. FP
Michael is originally from central west Queensland, near Longreach, and attended Churchie as a boarder from 1974 to 1978. His two older brothers also attended the School, as boarders, during the years 1970 to 1976.
Michael then completed a Bachelor of Commerce at The University of Queensland and pursued a career in the accounting industry. He completed his professional year with Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand and became a Chartered Accountant (CA) in August 1989.
Michael has been a director of a second-tier chartered accounting practice based in Brisbane for more than 30 years, providing services to small and medium-size businesses throughout Queensland, with an emphasis on rural and regional Queensland.
Michael is married with two children. His son attended Churchie from 2006 to 2011, and his daughter attended Brisbane Girls Grammar School. He was on the School’s Cricket Support Group committee for a number of years, with his son being very involved with school sport, in particular cricket.