Michael has over 35 years of experience in environmental finance and environmental policy. He currently consults on environmental finance issues. Michael has held a variety of positions inside and outside state government, including California Deputy State Treasurer, Executive Director of the California Pollution Control Financing Authority, Special Consultant to the California Environmental Protection Agency, Board Member of the California Integrated Waste Management Board and Sierra Club California State Director. At the Treasurer’s office, he developed enhanced small business financing assistance, improved environmental bond financing and implemented environmental grant programs. He serves on the Board of the InterEnvironment Institute and is a member of the IUCN World Commission on Protected Areas. Michael has a graduate degree in Environmental Planning and undergraduate degrees in Biology and Psychology.
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