Michael graduated from the University of Northumbria with a BSc (Hons) in Applied Chemistry and in November 2004 joined Lintec Testing Services as an Analytical Chemist, working between the UK head office in the Customer Services Department and the Dutch Office and Laboratory in Rotterdam.
During his time at Lintec / Intertek ShipCare Michael occupied a number of roles taking on the role as Intertek ShipCare’s Global Technical Manager in October 2009. Within this role Michael was responsible for planning and overseeing investigative analysis and providing technical advice and support to clients.
In December 2019 Michael joined World Fuel Services as Senior Quality Manager for Marine.
Michael is also a member of a number of technical committees, such as ISO/TC 28/SC 4/WG 6, CIMAC WG 7 and the Intertanko Bunker Sub-committee. Michael is also a regular contributor at industry conferences and events