Michael has over 25 years’ experience gained working for several leading organisations in highly-regulated environments. Michael’s particular areas of expertise include the design and implementation of compliance programmes in companies with multiple international locations, compliance and operational risk assessments, compliance training, AML, anti-bribery and corruption, international financial sanctions as well as managing both large and small professional teams.Prior to joining KBA, Michael was a Compliance Consultant at China Development Bank Aviation, responsible for the implementation of Global Compliance programme with a focus on AML, Anti-Bribery and Corruption and International Financial Sanctions. Previously, Michael worked at GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS), Dublin as SVP Asset Sales & Novations, where he was responsible for co-ordination of aircraft sales/novations transactions across GECAS, ensuring timely closing of novations, and liaison with legal counsels, airlines, and purchasers.
Michael holds an ACAMS Certificate (Anti-Money Laundering) and is a Qualified Certified Accountant (ACCA). In addition, Michael holds an MBA – Master of Business Administration and a Bachelor of Commerce (Banking & Finance) from University College Dublin.