Michael is currently based in Brussels as the Team Leader of GET.invest. GET.invest is a European programme, funded by the EU, Germany, the Netherlands, Sweden and Austria, with the purpose of supporting project and business developers of decentralized renewable energy projects in mobilising financing in Sub-Sahara Africa and the Caribbean.

Over the past 13 years his work and interests have evolved around the nexus of energy project development, policy frameworks, and financing towards private and public investment in renewable energy and energy access projects in particular in Sub-Sahara Africa. In previous functions, he worked for Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) on a number of energy initiatives in Europe and in East Africa.