Michael is the founder of prominent leadership consultancy WorkSmart Australia, a certified B Corp, and The Mindful Leader – the world’s most comprehensive online portal for mindful leadership.
He has trained and coached thousands of leaders - from CEOs to front-line managers, with a client base that includes numerous global multinationals.
With an outstanding track record in his field, Michael is renowned as a world-leading authority on mindful leadership.
In 2015, he teamed up with the biggest names in the field of leadership research – Jim Kouzes and Barry Posner to co-author Extraordinary Leadership in Australia & New Zealand. He has since authored two more ground-breaking books: The Mindful Leader and A Practical Guide to Mindful Meditation.
He is one of only a few people in the world to teach Mindful Leadership at an Exec MBA level, on Sydney University’s #1 ranked Global Executive MBA.
Michael has engaged in a disciplined personal mindfulness practice for over 23 years and has taught mindful leadership to businesses and governments for more than 16 years.