Michael brings a wealth of diverse experience to Ashton Wheelans. Since having joined the firm in 2013, Michael has amassed a wide range of experience over the years from an agricultural upbringing in the South Island, to professional endeavors in the technology sector in London which has equipped him with a versatile skill set. Returning from his overseas experience, Michael now applies his expertise across accounting, audit, insolvency, and project consultancy services.

Michael enjoys working with entrepreneurial businesses that are either in start-up or redevelopment phases, providing essential support for their growth and scalability.

Michael is also a Qualified Auditor and offers assurance services across various sectors, leveraging his ability to analyze organisations from a unique perspective. This approach often leads to the identification of hidden risks or opportunities that may not always be apparent when looking after day-to-day operations.

Beyond his professional endeavors, Michael is a sports enthusiast, dedicating his spare time to squash and mountain biking. He has also played integral roles as a board member, chair, and committee member within the sports and health sectors.