Michael has been a member of the Investment Committee of the DWM Microfinance Fund since 2010.
He has served since 2006 as a nominee as well as an independent director on the board several microfinance institutions in Kosovo and Cambodia. Currently, he is an independent director at LOLC Cambodia Plc where he is also the chairman of the Audit and Risk Management committees.
In 1971, Michael joined ABN AMRO Bank in the Netherlands and then held various positions of increasing responsibility within its international network. These positions included postings in Latin America, Africa and the Middle East and periods as country manager in the Philippines, Sri Lanka and Vietnam.
Michael is a graduate in business administration of Nijenrode University in the Netherlands.