Michel studied at the University of Auckland New Zealand were he received his BAS and BArch with honours in 2007. This included design exchange programs to Italy, Brazil and Australia. 

He worked for Architectus Auckland from 2008, where he gained a wide range of experience on award winning schemes such as the University of Auckland Science Centre, Wellington University Student Hub, the Long Bay Village Centre and the Treasury Research Centre & Archive. 

Michel joined ACME London in 2014 and is an Associate. Notable completed works at ACME are the UK’s first Canopy by Hilton in London City, Watermark WestQuay in Southampton and the John Lewis Building in Leeds as part of the Victoria Gate development. As well as delivering projects, he also leads the BIM task group / Architectural Standards within the office and is involved with HR.