Michael is a senior trainer with Skillset. Skillset trains people from large organisations in the so-called soft skills - skills that help people to be more effective at work.
He is a leading authority on training in presentation and news media skills in New Zealand. He has special expertise in how to present emotionally charged topics to challenging audiences. Michael has trained thousands of New Zealanders and worked with people who speak on behalf of some of the country's largest organisations.
Michael is a prolific author and his books on speaking and working with the media are in their fourth editions.
Speaking Easy: how to speak to your audiences with confidence and authority
Media Easy: how to handle the news media with confidence and authority