Since 2010 Michael is a member of the Investment Committee of the DWM Microfinance Fund and since 2015 is a member of the DWM Credit Committee.
Michael 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 held various position of increasing importance and responsibility at branches in the international network. He served as county manager in the Philippines, Sri Lanka and Vietnam and held positions at branches in Latin America, Africa and the Middle East.
Michael is a graduate in Business Administration of Nijenrode University in the Netherlands.