Michael is responsible for leading a global team of professionals to deliver for customers and achieve growth targets, portfolio placements, budgets and customer service resolution, primarily focusing on customers in Emerging Markets (Africa, Middle East, Asia & Australasia regions). As Head of Emerging Markets, he is also responsible for the Sikorsky and Bell Flight OEM relationships, with a focus on leading discussions and negotiations to ensure the execution of Milestone’s portfolio strategy.
Michael’s career includes military, aviation, entrepreneurial & commercial leadership roles in Australia and Internationally. Michael graduated as a military officer with a Bachelor of Science Degree from the Australian Defence Force Academy, then served as a military Helicopter pilot and Fighter pilot, flying and instructing on the F/A-18 Hornet. Michael subsequently founded a successful property development business, and most recently was based in Singapore as the head of Asia Pacific for a consulting company serving Oil & Gas industry clients. Michael is currently studying for an MBA with the University of Newcastle.