Michael Essex

 

Michael started his working life as a furniture maker completing a apprenticeship in 1992 and making and designing furniture for a further ten years. After completing arts degree and diploma of education he moved to Auckland and taught a range of technology subjects from trade based furniture units to electronics and more general materials technology. Since returning to Australia he has been teaching at Lalor North College teaching Product Design at all levels with a wood focus and junior systems. After several years spent on the committee as a general member, he took on the role of Vice President in 2018, and then became Treasurer the following year.