Michael McKay, Strategic Development
Michael focuses on strategic business development at Sona Circle where he brings expertise within social enterprise, international strategy, education and employability.
Michael is a strategic developer, advisor and consultant to a wide range of organisations where he partners with senior executives at community groups, start-ups and international businesses. Most recently, his background includes leading global strategic development at QS, a world leader in education, and as an Observer to its Global Board of Directors. Prior to this he worked in major corporations, within management consultancy and freelance roles.
His community involvement includes acting on the advisory committee for a high impact youth charity, as a co-founder of an international social development organization and as a Global Committee Member at the Houses of Parliament and the City of the London. He is a frequent global traveler, has represented multiple organisations at an international level and has contributed to international publications including the Financial Times and The Sunday Times.
Michael holds an MBA with Distinction under full scholarship from Aston Business School with further business education from Harvard and Copenhagen Business School. He was awarded a Fellowship of the Royal Society of Arts and is a 150 Fellow of the Royal Commonwealth Society.