With over 18 years’ experience in the industry, Michael is Working Visions’ specialist consultant for infrastructure and environmental projects, including transport and water projects. Michael is passionate about involving communities in planning processes and is committed to working with them to minimise adverse impacts during construction.
Having worked for almost nine years in Sydney Water’s Communications and Marketing team, Michael provided community relations and issues management on major infrastructure projects. He then led stakeholder engagement and communications programs for major water and transport projects over a seven year period at an international consulting firm. For four years he managed their Sydney Stakeholder Engagement and Social Sustainability Team.
Michael and Tracey were on the board of the (IAP2) together between 2010 and 2014. He is an IAP2 ambassador and was a member of the 2018 and 2019 Core Values Awards judging panels.
Through his western-Sydney based consultancy MR Communications, Michael delivers straightforward, collaborative and transparent communication and project delivery. He is committed to best practice community engagement and follows IAP2’s Core Values and Code of Ethics and has delivered many award-winning engagement programs.
Michael makes an annual visit to Airlie and Dingo beaches to catch up with friends where he enjoys fishing and getting out on the water. He also loves watching the Wests Tigers (hopefully they’ll make the finals this year!!)