Michael joined Raison d’Etre in 1999 as a Visiting Practitioner at Soneva Fushi in the Maldives. Michael has extensive experience ranging from spa creation and project planning to implementation, training and operations. He was assigned regional spa manager for Aman resorts in Indonesia, moved on to work as Corporate Spa director for Orient Express in Peru and later Regional Director for Africa and Middle East. Michael is passionate about creating delightful harmonic spaces for wellbeing and empowering people to reach their highest potential. He has a great interest in eco-design and permaculture-based principles for sustainable living.