Michael’s international career in housing, planning and urban development spans 25 years and includes CEO roles at the Glasgow Housing Association, where he led the largest housing stock transfer in Europe, and at Housing New Zealand Corporation. He also led the restructure of the internationally recognised Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute.
His leadership of Housing Choices has seen the organisation grow to an asset base of more than $700 million, with current operations in four states and a major focus on national growth.
Michael is committed to making housing affordable, safe and accessible for the most marginalised members of the community, utilising a mix of commercial and government investment. Collaboration with quality service partners is key to Housing Choices’ business strategy. He recently concluded his term as Chair of the Community Housing Industry Association (CHIA) and is a trustee of the South Australian History Trust.
He has been an advisor to the World Health Organisation and is an experienced Board director and university governor.LinkedIn