Michael is a dedicated communications professional with 15 years of experience in the health sector, specializing in issues management, strategic media relations and brand development.
Communications Director at Wellesley Institute, Michael has also held senior positions at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health and the Schizophrenia Society of Ontario. With a broad range of experience, including work in stakeholder relations, research and knowledge mobilization, Michael carries a thorough understanding of factors affecting the health care system in Ontario.
Michael currently serves on the boards of Access Alliance Multicultural Health and Community Services, Regeneration Social Services and urban health magazine, The Local.
He studied political science and earned an Hon. Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto and a post-graduate diploma in business communications from Seneca at York University.
Born and raised in Toronto, Michael has additional interests in community building, the impacts of urban renewal and the arts.