Michael began his career working in a Chartered Accounting firm in the North West of England in 2005 as a Graduate Accountant. After qualifying as a Chartered Certified Accountant (ACCA) he became a Branch Manager within the firm. In 2009, Michael moved to Australia where he continued to work remotely for the UK firm.
In 2010 Michael started working at a local Chartered Accounting firm in Sydney as a Business Services Accountant where he gained valuable Australian tax experience. Over the next seven years he held roles at two other Sydney accounting firms as Senior Accountant and then Supervisor. During this time he also completed the CPA program to further enhance his Australian tax experience.
In September 2016 Michael joined Vistra Foster Raffan (formerly Foster Raffan) as a Manager in the international expansion team.
Michael has BA (Hons) in Accounting and Financial Studies from the University of Central Lancashire, United Kingdom. He also holds qualifications with the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), CPA, and a Chartered Tax Adviser (Tax Institute).
Michael is a fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), is a member of the CPA and a Chartered Tax Adviser (CTA).