At Sunstone Partners we believe in using the most highly experienced professionals to work alongside client teams. All of our team members have deep industry experience and knowledge, which ultimately allows us to collaboratively achieve the best results with our clients.
Michael specialises in Australia’s regulatory regime with particular expertise in taxation and superannuation.
Michael is known for his comprehensive knowledge of the technical side of the financial services industry and his innovative solutions to business problems.
Michael has been an industry leader in funds management. He has twice been appointed by the Government to Expert Panels advising the Board of Taxation on tax reform for managed funds. He has chaired various Groups for the Financial Services Council including GST Implementation and Product Rationalisation. He has served on their Superannuation Committee and their Economic, Savings and Tax Committee.
Michael is also past chair of the Taxation Institute’s International Committee. He has served on the ATO’s Finance and Investment Subcommittee, its Foreign Source Income Subcommittee and its Trusts Liaison Group. He was on Treasury’s Review of International Tax Arrangements Advisory Group.
Michael has completed a Bachelor of Economics in Accounting at Macquarie University and a Master of Laws at the University of Sydney.