Michael has 22 years of commercial, research and teaching experience in the life sciences, biotechnology and food processing sectors. Over this period of time he has held senior management, advisory and technical consultancy roles. He has managed turnaround situations in corporate environments, established startups and developed services in corporate and SME organisations with clients who have included governmental and intergovernmental bodies. He is the Managing Director of Abertillery-based Neem Biotech, a Zaluvida company, is a life sciences company with a focus on developing innovative, safe and effective treatments to improve quality of life for patients with life changing bacterial infections.