After 13 years as a Local Government Building Surveyor Michael established a Building Regulations consulting company and became a part time academic.
Over the next 15 years he developed, lectured in, and was eventually the Head of Program for, separate Post Graduate courses in Building Surveying and Fire Engineering.
has also delivered over 120 seminars/short courses.
assisted with the introduction of private certification in 1997 and co-authored one of the original accreditation schemes.
He is now a Board member of the Building Professionals Board and is accredited at the highest level as a private certifier.
has serviced many private sector clients and over a dozen Councils.
Some of this work involved acting as an expert and working with over 20 legal firms.
Michael is a member of several State Government committees that deal with certification and the BCA and is a consultant to the Department of Planning on the Commercial Complying Development Code and the Federal Premises Standards.