Michael has advised the UK Competition Commission, the New Zealand Commerce Commission, Ofgem, Ofwat, ESRC, the Norwegian Research Council, the DTI, the World Bank and the European Commission. He has also consulted for National Grid, AWG, Eneco, Nuon, Roche and TenneT. He is the Coach on the Cambridge MBA'sEnergy & Environment concentration, and the University's Energy Champion for Policy, Economics and Risk. He is Assistant Director of the Energy Policy Research Group, and a member of the Cambridge Corporate Governance Network.
Michael's research interests include industrial economics, privatisation and regulation of utilities especially in electricity, the measurement of productive efficiency, and the relationship between Christian ethics and best practice business behaviour. He holds an MA from the University of Cambridge, as well as an MPhil and DPhil from the University of Oxford.