As the EY Global Advisory Real Estate, Hospitality and Construction Leader, Michael serves as special advisor to business leaders and boards, and has led some of EY’s most significant change efforts for Real Estate organizations focused in emerging markets, particularly across Middle East and North Africa, driving fundamental changes in strategy and operations.
Working with governments, state-owned enterprises, and prominent global and regional real estate businesses, Michael defines and helps execute operating strategies that transform corporate performance and fuel regional growth through economic diversification.
With more than 25 years of experience in management advisory and professional services, he helped successfully conceptualize, design, develop and establish some of the United Arab Emirate’s world-leading real estate destinations.
Michael holds a master's degree in Commerce from Macquarie University in Sydney.
How Michael is building a better working world
“Michael is an ardent proponent of socioeconomic development. He believes that working in real estate gives him the insight to boost regional economic diversification through improved community development. To promote his passion, he speaks at related forums and has served on the boards of various non-government organizations. These initiatives help him contribute to building a better working world.”