Michael is an academic, researcher and practitioner in the fields of public policy  and affairs, governmental relations, and public administration.  He has extensive professional experiences in public administration, public policy analysis and development, leadership development, organizational management and culture, governmental relations, immigration policy, civic engagement and capacity in urban education reform and global competency in higher education.  Michael has provided consulting and management services for governments, non-profit organizations, business organizations, and newcomers who seek assistance in expanding business development and government relations.