Michael has spent the last 16 years working in the environmental industry. Michael holds an MSc in Environmental Science and a BSc in Forestry. He has directed environmental projects in Canada, USA, Peru, Chile, Brazil, Mexico and the Dominican Republic, and snowboards in every country he can. Michael learned to ski at the age of 4 and was an avid skier for 23 years. He now rides a snowboard in his endless search for powder turns in the mountains he loves. Michael has been involved in a number of successful businesses and environmental ventures, he now directs his leadership and management expertise towards his first passion and love – powder boarding.