Michael Gibbs is currently a Director of Different Tracks Global Ltd, a consulting and training company, based in Northern Ireland, that specialises in leadership development, conflict management, equality and diversity training and executive coaching.
Although Michael was born in Trinidad, West Indies, he has lived and worked on five different continents during the course of his professional career giving him unique insights into the subtleties of race, religion and culture. For more than 30 years Michael has worked directly and indirectly with civil society and the public sector. After graduating from Harvard University in 1989, Michael initially worked for a multinational consulting firm, Andersen Consulting and has a strong background in financial management. He went on to share his expertise in Australia, working with the Aboriginal community on land rights issues before travelling to Zanzibar where he worked for the Ministry of Health, as a Director of Policy for three years working extensively with the Global Fund, a World Health Organisation, the World Bank and the Aga Khan Foundation.