Office Managing Partner Perth, Western Australia and Managing Partner, Resources
Michael leads two of the firm’s 10 focus sectors in Oceania, Perth and Resources. He is the Managing Partner of EY’s Perth office, a market leader in Western Australia with a team of more than 550 people. A region with a strong resources industry and thriving entrepreneurial sector, Michael is focused on growing the firm’s presence in the Western Australian market as well as contributing to the wider community.
Michael also leads the Resources business in Oceania which comprises Mining & Metals and Oil & Gas.
Michael has previously been the Oceania Mergers and Acquisitions Leader, as well as the Perth Transactions Leader.
Michael brings over 20 years’ professional experience to these roles. A qualified chartered accountant, he advises on mergers and acquisitions, divestments, debt and equity raisings, initial public offerings and private equity.
Michael also has strong relationships in government and works regularly on cross border transactions across all sectors including resources, infrastructure, consumer products, retail, private equity and real estate.
Michael’s portfolio of large corporates reflects his track record in providing technical and strategic direction on large-scale projects.
Outside work, Michael's interests include collecting wine, sport (AFL, Rugby Union, Cricket, Golf, horse racing), arts, travel, gym and fishing.