Michael has over 10 years' experience as an operations lead and client director in the corporate services industry, with a focus on aviation leasing. Michael has extensive experience in assisting international companies in establishing their Irish operations and has served as an independent director for a wide variety of international companies, across aviation leasing, structured finance and manufacturing.
In his previous role, Michael was operations lead in the provision of financial and management reporting to one of the world's top five aviation lessors, with a portfolio of over 350 aircraft.
Michael holds a first class honours degree from University College Cork and a first class Masters degree in accounting from University College Dublin. He has also obtained a Diploma in International Financial Reporting Standards from the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland and a Diploma in Aviation Leasing and Finance from the Law Society of Ireland. Following completion of the diploma in Aviation Leasing and Financing Michael lectured on the topic of corporate service providers as part of this diploma in subsequent years.