Michael was appointed by the ACT government as Chair of the City Renewal Authority Canberra’s urban renewal advisory and urban policy authority. The authority secretariat and board pro-actively advised the ACT government on design-led, people-focused urban renewal in the designated City Renewal Precinct and encouraged and promoted social and environmental sustainability. Served, June 2017–June 2020.
Before merging into Willow Technology Corporation, Ridley & Co was an information technology business in the construction industry, ranging from roles as architect of record, architectural and engineering documentation, building information modeling (BIM) and virtual design and construction (VDC) roles, and research and development (R&D). Served, 2012 – 2019.
Formerly known as ACT Electricity and Water Corporation (ACTEW); renamed Icon Water in 2014 to limit confusion with the energy business, ActewAGL. Former Director (from 1996), Chair of Audit and Risk Management Committee; former Deputy Chair; Acting Chair from July 2013, Chair 2013 to 2017. Served, 1996-March 2017, including under predecessor entities
Former Deputy Chair and Director (from 2000), past Chair of Audit and Risk Management Committee; former Chair, Environment and Safety Committee; Chair from 2013 to 2017. Served, June 2002-March 2017, including under predecessor entities
Served on board and audit committee from inception, prior to 2000 Olympics, including listing and subsequent privatisation under management of Infrastructure Capital Group Ltd (previously ANZ Infrastructure Services Limited (ANZIS). Served, 1996-July 2016
MACSM advised the Minister for Immigration on skilled migration issues. Served, 2012-2014
Strategic and business development advice to leading Australian law firm. Served, 2002-2012
Served as an independent Director and Deputy Chair, Audit and Risk Management Committee and as Chair of Environment Committee, on listed companies in commercial, industrial, entertainment, retirement and health property businesses. Served on boards as businesses either sold or divested following ING’s global decision to exit real estate businesses. Served, 2004-2012
Global tollroad business managed by Macquarie Bank. Served, 1996-2007
Sydney Roads Group was divested from Macquarie Infrastructure Group in 2006, then merged with Transurban in 2007. Served, 2006 – 2007