Michael is an Associate of Douglas Partners with over 10 years' experience in geotechnical and environmental consulting. He completed a Bachelor of Science Degree with Honours majoring in Environmental Geoscience at the University of Birmingham, England. Following the completion of studies Michael gained experience in the UK and Canada undertaking geotechnical and contaminated land investigations.
Since joining Douglas Partners in 2011, Michael has worked in both the Macarthur and Wollongong offices. Michael was appointed Environmental Services Group Manager for the Wollongong office in September 2012.
Michael has experience in delivering contaminated land and groundwater investigations for a wide variety of clients in private, commercial and government sectors including numerous preliminary and datelined site investigations for contaminated land, undertaken to support development or rezoning applications for residential, commercial and industrial developments. He also has experience in the remediation and validation of contaminated sites, including experience working with NSW EPA accredited Site Auditors.
Michael also has experience as a design site representative for larger scale infrastructure projects including the M74 extension project in Glasgow and in ongoing consulting for residential subdivisions that have been constructed in the Illawarra including Shell Cove, Bulli Brick Works, Vista Park and Calderwood Valley. His broad range of experience also includes smaller scale waste classifications, and resource recovery assessments as well as landfill monitoring and remediation.