Michael graduated from the College of Marketing & Design and started his sales career in retail. His farming background gave him an insight into agricultural sector and he started his career in Agri sales. He progressed to Veterinary and later on to Medical spending over 10 years in Surgical sales roles.
He has headed up various product launches in both medical and surgical and has partnered with surgeons in operating theatres for market leaders such as Technopath, Ethicon and Johnson & Johnson.
In 2016 Michael returned to higher education and graduated with 1st class Honours in Business and Sales Management (H1 Level 8) and achieve first place in his class.
Sporting passions include rugby and hurling and is an avid hiker.
Michael is married to Claire and they have 3 adult children.