Michael is passionate about empowering young people through education, mentoring and community volunteering.
Michael joined YLab in 2016 as a YLab Associate to gain experience in facilitation, policy development and consulting. From 2016 - 2018 Michael was the CEO of a small non-for-profit called Community Health Advancement and Student Engagement (CHASE), which works to improve health literacy in disadvantaged high school students across Melbourne's western suburbs.
Michael completed a Bachelor of Arts majoring in Politics and Criminology in 2016 at the University of Melbourne. In 2018, Michael completed an Honours year focusing on social equity in Australian education policy.