In July 2020, Michael was appointed Auditor General of British Columbia, directly following a six-year term as Nova Scotia’s auditor general. Michael is Indigenous, a status Indian member of the Miawpukek First Nation of Newfoundland. He is also a member of the LGBTQIA2S+ community. Michael puts inclusivity at the foundation of workplace engagement. He encourages staff to bring their whole self to their work, comfortably share their thoughts with him, and to laugh every single day. Michael's goal for the Office of the Auditor General of B.C. is to build a strong provincial and national reputation based on high-quality output, efficient operations, and a highly engaged team as the foundation to all.