“My father has been living with Parkinson’s for many years and I have seen first hand the impact it has on a person, their family and their friends. I am so pleased to work with Parkinson Canada, a national leader in the fight to find a cure and provide the resources for those living with the disease and their families. I am continually inspired by the energy and drive of the Board, the staff, the volunteers and the community of those living with Parkinson’s as they all work together towards this common cause.”

Michael is the Director of Legal Services with the Ontario Motor Vehicle Industry Council (OMVIC.) He previously held the position of Acting-Deputy Registrar at OMVIC. In 2015, as Special Advisor to the Ontario College of Trades he completed a complaints and enforcement review for the College (the Rothe Report).

Michael is a frequent speaker on regulatory issues, the automotive industry and a variety of legal issues. He is a member of the Ontario Bar Association, Public Lawyer Executive Committee, the Standards Council of Canada National Panel for the UL 2984 Guideline, CCCA Magazine Editorial Board, and Ontario College Trades Review Committee. A resident of Toronto, Michael is also a past Board member of the Frederick Horsman Varley Art Gallery and Chinese Canadian Association of Canada.

He has a LL.B. from the University of New Brunswick, an LL.M. and Post Graduate Diploma from Osgoode Hall Law School and has studied at Wilfrid Laurier University, Heidelberg University, the University of Mannheim, Moscow State University and most recently the Harvard University, Kennedy School of Government.