Michael leads the strategic direction and growth of the UN Global Compact – Cities Programme. He has over 20 years of consulting experience in driving sustainability partnerships and outcomes for government, business and civil society. Previously Michael was the Global Leader for Climate and Resilience for AECOM and the Owner/Director for Sustainable Change consulting. He has extensive experience in sustainable urban development and infrastructure in Asia Pacific, Americas and Europe.
Michael led the development of the United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UN ISDR) City Disaster Resilience Scorecard in collaboration with IBM. Michael was the Resilient Cities lead for the UNISDR Risk Sensitive Investment initiative. Michael has also supported the development of strategy tools for 100 Resilient Cities (100RC) program pioneered by Rockefeller Foundation.