Michael joined Brunswick after 25 years in-house in senior corporate and government relations roles, most recently at METRO AG where he led the Corporate Communications and Public Policy department. He was previously director of Corporate Affairs at Dresdner Bank and, before that, head of Public Affairs and Government Relations for Vodafone Germany. He has also worked as a senior advisor to the Green parliamentary group in the German Bundestag. Besides Brunswick, he is a member of the Central Committee of German Catholics (ZdK) and their spokesman for the area "Economic and Social Affairs”. Michael studied Catholic theology and political science and holds a degree as a supervisor (DGSv) and coach.