Michael oversees the strategic growth of, and investments in key businesses, products and markets. Specifically, Michael has executive responsibility for Telstra Health’s Dr Foster data analytics business in the UK and Germany, and the leading community health software being used across rural and remote Australia, Communicare.
In addition, Michael is Chairman of the Fred IT Group, Australia’s largest dedicated IT solution provider to the pharmacy industry; Telstra Health is a joint venture partner in this highly innovative company which is making a leadership contribution by developing digital platforms to improve medication management in Australia.
Prior to joining Telstra Health, Michael was Chief Executive of Australian Homecare Services where he led transformational growth of the company from a niche, Victorian disability services organisation into one of Australia’s largest disability and community aged care enterprises, providing care and support services through committed staff to over 10,000 clients each year. Michael’s career has included Executive and Senior Management roles in IT Services, Banking & Finance and the Oil Industry; as well as a Non-Executive Director tenure at OC Connections, a company dedicated to supporting people with an intellectual disability.