Michael is an international humanitarian who gained his experience over many years with ‘hands on approach’. His specialisation is in relieve of poverty, human suffering and distress. Michael gives guidance in supporting and strengthening advancement of education through creditable and responsive programming.
Following twenty five years within the motion picture industry, Michael set up a successful window enchantment company, besides liaising with community based organisations and chairing a number.
He is Operations Director of The Most Sacred Order of the Orthodox Hospitallers and is Honorary Consul to the UK for the Republic of Belarus.
This brings him into contact with Universities, colleges and other institutions where demand for stronger and deeper collaboration between employers and academic intuition is needed to agree practical steps, to ensure that young people are suitably prepared both academically and practically before they become available to start work. He is a great believer in supporting and encouraging teachers and academics to spend time in industry and employers to visit schools, colleges and universities for the mutual benefit.
Michael is a Centennial Rotary International Governor and has overseen many Foundation global grants and exchanges of both educational and business students from across the world. He has brought a number of strategic advancements to fruition both at local and international level. His work within Rotary International has been recognised by various awards.