Michael is a Corporate Anthropologist, which means, he has a degree in anthropology (the study of human beings as curators of culture). He shares his knowledge insight and understanding of cul-ture with organistions to support them to create high performance cultures.
He has been developing and applying his deep knowledge of culture for forty years in countries and industries around the world and has overseen and guided over three hundred company culture trans-formations.
Michael’s work has been hailed by the world's leading expert in organisational culture, Professor Edgar Schein, of M.I.T Sloan School of Management, as "The missing link" that organisations require to truly understand what culture is, and how to align culture as a strategic asset.
Michael has worked with organistions such as;
The New Zealand Rugby Union, Canon, New Zealand and Australia, NZ Olympic High Performance Sports, Fonterra Global, G.H.D Engineering Global, Mercury Power, Bremworth Carpets, Office Works Australia, Lend Lease, Australia, Middle East & China, McDonalds NZ, Bupa Hong Kong, Suncrest Bank USA, The Tomorrow Company London.
Michael is the author of ten books on organisational culture and his keynotes have been described as "insightful, powerful, unique, refreshing, entertaining and provides truly transformational thinking."