Recognising a need for expert environmental, waste and management advisory services to government and industry, Michael was one of the two founders of Integrated Skills Ltd. in 1993.
Michael continues to be responsible for leading the development of the international work in the company. Michael’s expertise also means his responsibilities include leading, managing and implementing international consultancy projects.
The technical background Michael draws on in his work includes training as an industrial economist, leaving him well placed to manage and deliver projects in the fields of environmental fund management, financial economic appraisals and organising, waste water and solid waste management. Michael has worked internationally for over 35 years, especially in Central and Eastern Europe, the Middle and Far East, for both public and private sector clients. He is fluent in German and has considerable French language skills.
The key skills of financial understanding and technical abilities means that Michael is ably positioned to deliver solutions which require sound economics as well as excellent service delivery. Examples of this can be seen in his collaboration with government and private sector partners in establishing feasible waste management companies in Eastern Europe and Central Asia.
Michael continues to seek interesting and challenging opportunities, which are able to use the company’s talented staff and skills. This includes contribution towards development assistance projects as well as government or private sector funded developments.