Associate Director - AgriFood Tech
Michael has a strong track record as an entrepreneur and business advisor, launching his first company at 21 and spending the next 13 years leveraging technology to build 5 companies across a range of industries.
In recent years Michael has moved from operating his own businesses, to be an advisor to innovative companies and a mentor to startup founders in the AgriFood and environmental sustainability sectors.
Michael leads the development of the AgriFood Tech practice at BDO, working with AgriFood companies and Agribusiness to commercialise new technology and drive adoption outcomes throughout the Agri-food industry.
Michael was a winner in the InDaily 40 under 40 awards which recognise entrepreneurship, leadership and contribution to the South Australian business community.
Michael is also the Expert In Residence at the University of Adelaide ThincLab Waite AgriFood Tech incubator, and an Assessment Panel member for the South Australian Research, Commercialisation and Start-up Fund.