Michael is the Global CIO at Oxfam International. Prior to Oxfam, he led the technology function of Trócaire, the official overseas development agency of the Catholic Church in Ireland since 2012. 

Michael is active in many technology groups and has a special interest in Data Protection and sectoral Data Models. Aside from NetHope Michael is on the Board of An Cosan, an Irish Education Charity providing a path to learning, leadership and enterprise for those that have not had the opportunity.

Prior to joining Trócaire Michael worked for Newbay Software, ESB International (Utility Engineering) and IBM. Michael has a BSc. Information Technology from Trinity College Dublin and an MBA from Smurfit School, University College Dublin.