Michael has focused very specifically on
the highly specialised area of risk within the logistics
and transportation industry.
Michael established a solid foundation and
expertise in this field first gaining practical
experience in the work place during which time he
completed examinations allowing him to be elected as a
Fellow of the Insurance Institute. He also consolidated
this foundation academically, completing an MBA degree
during which time he successfully researched the trends
of risk finance, risk management and marine insurance
within the supply chain.
Michael began his career in 1990 with an
insurance company gaining underwriting and claims
experience in the marine and aviation sectors. His
expertise were enhanced by the progression from there
into the marketing and broking side of the insurance
industry joining an insurance broker, focusing on supply
chain transportation risk management.
He left for a period of time to join a
large logistics company, where he gained valuable
practical experience and understanding of the risks
associated to the supply chain industry, especially
within the import/export sector.
He later returned to the marine insurance
broking industry as a director of one of the large
global insurance brokers and risk service providers.
decision to join the AustRisk team and develop a dynamic
niche company, reflects the measure of his drive and
enthusiasm for exploring new opportunities and niche
services in his chosen field