Michael started his career in the brokerage lines of large financial institutions before transitioning to the BMO AML Financial Intelligence Unit in 2014. After a brief period as an investigator Michael began leading the Demarketing team. He then went on to lead the combined Demarket and Major Investigations Team when the units merged in 2018. Michael is a subject matter expert on money laundering and financial crime relating to organized crime, professional money laundering networks, and securities fraud. He has lectured and spoken at various financial crime and law enforcement events and is a member of the Association of Certified Anti-money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS). Michael received an Honours BBA from Wilfrid Laurier University and is CAMS certified.