Prior to this, Michael was the Managing Director of Shell E&P Ireland from 2011 to 2014 and led the Corrib gas venture.
With more than 30 years' experience, Michael has led teams across Shell's upstream and downstream businesses and his assignments have taken him to over 30 countries throughout Asia, Europe, Africa and North and South America.
Michael graduated in 1984 as a Chemical Engineer with distinction from University of Alberta. Michael and his wife Cheryl have three children - twin girls and a son. When he's not on an airplane, Michael enjoys cycling the hills in NW Calgary or do-it-yourself jobs around the house.