Michael worked for more than fourteen years in Government and served as Chief of Staff to then Deputy Prime Minister Anthony Albanese from 2008 – 2013.
As the Chief of Staff to the Leader of the House in the minority Gillard Government, Michael has a comprehensive understanding of parliamentary procedure and a demonstrated ability to work with diverse political stakeholders. He also has extensive experience in policy areas such as Transport, Infrastructure, Communications, Treasury, Health and Education and retains excellent networks within Federal ALP.
After leaving Government, Michael spent more than three years as the Group Head of Government and Industry Affairs at Westpac, advising the Board and Senior Management on legislative changes as well as reputational risks facing the industry.
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