In his previous role at the International Peace Institute, Michael was managing projects on Polio Eradication with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Forced Displacement and Desperate Migration as well as on impact measurement for NGOs and Think Tanks. Before working in the humanitarian sector, he gained valuable experience in the private sector working as management consultant. Michael holds an M.A. in Finance and a B.A. in Business Administration from the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland.