Michael is Chairman of Stratos Inc., a recognized sustainability leader and a trusted adviser. He engages with leaders in Canada’s natural resources sectors and the North, helping them recognize and act on environmental and socio-economic challenges and opportunities. He also works with clients and communities of interest to design, manage, and facilitate consultation and engagement processes on a range of sustainability issues. Michael’s sustainability strategy advice is grounded in his experience as an operational marine engineer and environmental manager, and a desire to translate sound environmental, social and sustainability policy and strategy into improved outcomes for people and communities. Michael graduated from the Royal Military College in Kingston, Ontario with a degree in Engineering Management, and served in the Canadian Navy for 5 years as a marine systems engineer on both Coasts and in the UK. He has been recognized for his work with a Canada Clean50Award from Delta Management Group and a Deputy Ministers Pride and Recognition Award for Service Excellence in Governance and Management.