Michael qualified as a Chartered Surveyor in 1990 and is now a Fellow member of both the RICS and Chartered Association of Building Engineers. Michael was elected onto the RICS Global Governing Council in November 2017. Michael is an APC assessor, mentor (RICS and SAVA) and chair and is involved with CPD education, conservation, project and financial management. Michael is a RICS registered valuer whom specialises in commercial valuations and residential surveys of which he is the Technical Author of the RICS Residential Building Surveys Practice Note and was on the Product development group for RICS Surveys of residential property. Michael is the president elect for NAEA and works closely with estate agents and the wider community.