Michael joined TSA in May 2017 as part of an industrial placement year of his dual RTPI and RICS accredited MSci (Hons) in Planning, Regeneration & Development at Ulster University. During this course of study, Michael spent some time at Radboud University in The Netherlands with a focus on Corporate Finance.
Michael assists the TSA team through the preparation and submission of planning applications and liaising with consultees and Local Authorities to ensure their smooth progression through the planning system, reviewing potential development sites and evaluation of the newly emerging Local Development Plans for NI. As the youngest member of the team Michael is currently focusing on completing his degree and working towards becoming a Chartered Town Planner, with a view to continue building upon the invaluable experience he is gaining at TSA and to further establish the professional relationships developing.
Outside of life at TSA Michael enjoys all things sport and outdoor related, with a keen interest in local rugby and cycling, regularly competing at local events for his club.