At the age of six, Michael fled Vietnam with his family by boat and arrived in Malaysia in 1989 where he stayed for 6 years in a refugee camp. Michael and his family arrived in Australia in 1995. Although Michael did not have any English speaking background, he managed to complete his High School Certificate in 2002 and went on to graduate from The University of Technology Sydney in 2006. After graduation Michael began employment with various Government agencies and is currently working as a Junior Project Manager. During this time, he has gained extensive knowledge and skills in Finance and Resource Management. Michael joined Viet-Aus Bac Ai Association in 2014 with the desire to help less fortunate and disadvantaged people in Australia and in overseas.