Michael is an Associate on NGIF’s venture capital team. He has spent the past 10 years working in energy capital markets and is a staunch advocate for cutting-edge solutions that lie at the nexus of innovation, technology, and energy.
Michael leads NGIF Cleantech Ventures’ efforts on deal sourcing including financial modeling, due diligence, and providing operational support for portfolio companies. Currently, Michael serves as the Executive Director of the Venture Capital Association of Alberta and has previously served on the Board of Directors for Young Professionals in Energy (Calgary).
Prior to joining NGIF Cleantech Ventures, Michael worked as an advisor to Mac Van Wielingen in the Van Wielingen family office. Previously, Michael was an investment banker for a global merchant bank where he focused on capital markets and mergers and acquisitions. Michael holds an M.Sc. Energy, Trade, & Finance (Cass Business School), B.Mgmt (University of British Columbia), and is a CFA Level 3 Candidate.