Chairman of the Sharpe Family Office
Michael Sharpe has vast industrial experience and is recognised for his service to industry, community groups, & the arts. He is Chairman of the Sharpe Family Office and is involved with a range of organisations across engineering, infrastructure, energy, environmental sustainability, the Australian space industry and the global nuclear industry.
Michael served as the National Director for Industry at the Australian Government’s Advanced Manufacturing Growth Centre and is a former Chairman of the HunterNet Co-operative, which is widely recognised as the most successful industry ‘cluster’ of its type nationally.
He is the Founder of the Nuclear Skills Forum; Chairman of the Steering Committee for the Australian Government’s Sustainable Communities and Waste Hub and Director of the AUKUS Forum regarding the trilateral security pact between Australia, the United Kingdom, and the United States.
Michael is a Fellow of the Institute of Managers and Leaders; a Fellow of The Royal Society for the Arts, Manufactures & Commerce; and has completed executive education in the Leadership Initiative at Harvard Business School.