Michael is currently the Chief Engineer for MBIE supporting the Building System and Performance team, the team responsible for the NZ Building Code. He has been a practicing engineer for over 30 years. Previously he worked for BECA in a number of roles, most recently as Regional Manager for the central region. In this role he was responsible for a wide discipline team including one of New Zealand’s largest buildings design team.
Michael has held governance roles on a number of large profile engineering projects including civil structures and commercial buildings. Prior to this he lead the design of large scale civil projects ranging from buildings, to transport, to water and wastewater. He is a Fellow of Engineering NZ and past president of the Association of Consulting Engineers NZ.