Michael, former vice chair of ASL’s Board of Trustees, was appointed to the Foundation Board in December 2018. Michael and his wife, Claudia, are parents to two ASL graduates, Jake ’12 and Elijah ’15. Michael served on ASL’s Board of Trustees from 2004 until 2015, serving as vice chair, 2010-14. In addition, Michael served on the three-member board of ASL Enterprises Ltd, a for-profit entity created to receive revenues raised from rental of the school’s swimming pool and art spaces. Michael is a real estate development executive with Tishman Speyer, and spent most of his career working internationally. Michael is a global governing trustee of the Urban Land Institute (ULI), and currently chairs the jury for awarding ULI’s highest honor, the Nichols Prize for Visionaries in Urban Development. He serves on the board of directors for TechnoServe, a non-profit organization reducing poverty in the developing world through supporting entrepreneurship. Michael is also a member of the Dean’s Council at the Harvard Kennedy School. He earned his undergraduate degree with honors from Princeton University and has an MA in city and regional planning from Harvard University.