Michael joined MLA in 2009 as the manager of Meat Standards Australia (MSA). In 2012, he moved to Brussels as MLA’s International Business Manager for EU and Russia. He returned in 2015 to manage MSA then joined MLA’s Leadership Team in 2016. He is responsible for MLA’s investments in MSA, livestock genetics, beef and sheep R&D, Producer Innovation Fast Track program, on-farm Adoption and the Regional Consultation Framework.
Prior to joining MLA, Mick held commercial positons within red meat processing, production, procurement, marketing and sales. His family operate a beef cattle property in northern NSW. Michael holds a bachelor’s degree in Rural Science from the University of New England and a Graduate Certificate in Business Administration from QUT.