Michael Howard joined IDE in 2014 as General Manager of the IDE Australia office. In his position, he is responsible for building the IDE brand, as well as pursuing project opportunities in Australia and the Pacific region. Michael brings over 35 years of senior management experience in water, construction, and engineering projects. Prior to joining IDE, IDE Michael successfully built two companies from small-scale operations to multi-million dollar businesses. He has a wealth of business development experience, and has developed long-term relationships with major clients, based on commitment to customer service and project delivery. Michael is a registered electrical contractor, and studied business management and marketing. He has been a member of the Company Directors’ Institute since 2012.