National Director, Industry | Advanced Manufacturing Growth Centre

Michael joined the Advanced Manufacturing Growth Centre in 2017 as State Director, New South Wales and Australian Capital Territory and is based near Sydney.

Michael has vast industrial experience including nearly three decades at Sharpe Bros (Australia), one of the nation’s leading road companies. From 2004 -2014, he served as Managing Director of the family business. From 2012 – 2016, he was on the board of HunterNet, a successful industry clustering initiative in the Hunter and Central Coast region and served as Chairman for a one-year period. He is currently on the board of Central Coast Local Health District and Masonicare, and a Committee Member at the Risk Discussion Group.

Before joining AMGC, Michael was Adviser to the CEO at Bankstown Chamber of Commerce. He has served in numerous senior roles leading up to his AMGC Directorship, including Director at Lifeline Newcastle, Hunter & Central Coast and Committee member of the Risk Discussion Group.