Michael primarily advises clients on the economics of the health and social services sector. Having delivered over 75 consulting projects in Australia and Canada, he offers strong analytical, problem solving, management, communication and stakeholder liaison skills.
Michael believes problem solving is the key to improving social, economic, and environmental outcomes. Over the past 10 years, he has developed a career delivering insights to inform decisions that achieve economic and social benefits.
His recent engagements include:
- advising the Australian Government on funding models and other incentives to drive the development of novel antibiotics
- conducting a comprehensive assessment of the legal assistance sector in WA and the extent to which need is currently met
- developing a model to estimate the economic and social impact of the aged care sector in WA for a consortium of leading not-for-profit aged care provides in the state
- undertaking an extensive value for money assessment of the St John Ambulance contract with the WA Department of Health
- estimating the service cost, health outcome and family care implications of labour shortages facing the aged care sector in WA.
Michael holds a Bachelor of Economics and a Bachelor of Health Science from the University of Western Australia.
- Social Return on Investment of BaptistCare NSW & ACT
- Assessment on the Current Legal Needs in Western Australia
- Economic and Social Contribution of the University of Notre Dame to the City of Fremantle
- NSW Bushfire Risk Management Research Hub evaluation
- Implications of labour shortages in the aged care sector
- Economic and social impact of the aged care sector in Western Australia
- Review of the second National Partnership on Essential Vaccines (NPEV)
- Towards Independent Adulthood Trial evaluation