A specialist and a 30-year veteran in the global logistics and supply chain industry, Michael has particular experience and expertise in the GCC environments; developing commercial strategies, high performing teams, excellence in business capability, superior financial results, and world class logistics facilities.
Michael has worked extensively with large GCC organisations including the Savola Group, Al Faisaliah and Al Futtaim, and with 3PLs such as Tibbett & Britten and Exel, driving sustained growth for the organisations, and consistently delivering better-than-market financial results. As a Director of a diverse portfolio of UAE and Australian organisations, such as B2C Logistics and Goldmas Investments Pty Ltd, Michaels proficiency in supply chain is balanced with his expertise in overall organisational performance and sustainability; connecting strategy, commercial, human resources and operations. Holding a Master’s Degree from the University of Cumbria, he is also a board member of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport, and is a committee member for the SCLGME, in addition to being an active member in several other industry bodies.
Michaels expertise is highly regarded in academia as well as the business world, being in high demand as a retained lecturer at several GCC Universities and a well-known speaker at various logistics and supply chain conferences.
Areas of Expertise
- Organisational Strategy
- Supply Chain and Logistics Management Strategy
- Performance Management
- Lean, Six Sigma, Kaizen and Total Quality Management
- Change Management
- 3PL and 4PL Management
- Logistics Technologies
- Global Supply Chains and Risk Management
- Inventory, Procurement and Replenishment Management
- International Freight and Transportation