Tim Chapman – Deputy CEO, Surbana Jurong

“In 2016 Michael worked with our engineers in Canberra on the Light Rail Project, (Canberra Metro), providing editorial services, copy editing and writing guidance for the technical reports we produced for the project’s main contractor John Holland. His input helped us achieve significant improvements and greater consistency with our reports for this major infrastructure project.”

Mike developed a customised training course for our staff entitled WriteLab – exploring how to write more effectively in an engineering context. The course was well-received, and the feedback on Mike’s knowledge and ability as a trainer was extremely positive. I’ve no hesitation in recommending Mike as a technical writer, copy editor and training consultant.”

Russell Board – Chairman, GHD Group 2011-2017

“We were very happy with the work undertaken by Michael as editor of Breaking New Grounda history of GHD 1992-2017 – his ability to meet agreed deadlines and particularly his style of writing.”

Gavin Thompson, Editor, The National Wales (Newsquest Media Group)

“Thank you for all your hard work getting The National Wales up and running. Your experience of having launched a news service before was invaluable.”

Claudia Taranto, Executive Producer, ABC Radio National

“Michael produced and presented a number of documentary feature programmes for ABC Radio National. He is a highly effective researcher, producer and storyteller for radio, an excellent writer, creative and skilled. That one of his productions won Best Editorial production in 2015 in a New South Wales Government awards scheme is testament to the quality of his work.”

Herman Grech, Editor in Chief, The Times of Malta

“Mike is a fine writer, editor, sub, and digital producer, and a stickler for detail. His contributions to The Times of Malta betweem 2018 and 2019 were practically flawless, a testimony of the years he spent working in the Australian media. Mike’s knowledge and experience of producing engaging news and current affairs content for TV, radio and online make him a valuable asset for any news organisation. And to top it up, he’s an overall nice guy.”

Jill Kluge, Director of Marketing, Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group

“Michael is a digital content creator who has worked for many luxury travel-related companies, including Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group. Creative, experienced and passionate.”

Minas Liapakis, CEO Eyewide Digital Marketing Agency, Greece

“Mike’s attention to detail, combined with creative research, delivers insightful and highly effective copy. His knowledge of design and content production making his skills particularly useful in digital marketing.”

Jonathan Dalli, CEO, The Concept Stadium, Malta

“In 2018 Mike approached us on behalf of the Corinthia Hotels Group to develop the Group’s corporate e-magazine – Insider Plus. As content editor, Mike’s professionalism, creativity and diligence was apparent throughout the development process. With a challenging brief to create a vital marketing asset for this major international luxury hotel brand, Mike’s advanced skills as a content producer and editor were clear.”

Sotiris Hatzmanolis, Editor, Neos Kosmos (Melbourne)

“In 2014 Mike became acting editor of Neos Kosmos English Edition. His work was always of very high quality – insightful and creative, and he showed excellent writing and research skills. Sound editorial judgement, diligent and an excellent storyteller.”