A seasoned hand in strategic change and new market entry with over 18 years experience in International Business, Michael has spent much of his career working in China, Japan, South Korea and Australia.
Michael assists client companies source opportunities in Asia, especially China, in the areas of new market entry and outsourcing including manufacturing and distribution.
Based between Dublin and Barcelona, he also works directly with companies around Europe in strategic change and re-structuring including crisis management, growth and strategic planning.
A key speciality is working at Board and Executive level in strategic planning for transaction positioning (M&A planning) and positioning for capital and investment fund raising. In recent years this focus has also included work for optimum exit positioning of distressed or non-core business units and companies.
Michael has worked with private and public companies including clients quoted on the NASDAQ and a number of European bourses. He serves on the Boards of a number of companies and NGO’s.
Fluent in Japanese, Michael has degrees in law and in economics from the University of Queensland and Masters degrees, including an MBA, from Cambridge University and Trinity College Dublin.