Mike Atkinson has over 28 years’ experience specialising in providing high level environmental and technical risk management, due diligence, ESG and sustainability advice to the corporate, finance, real estate, industry and government sectors in Europe and Australia. He is an Executive Advisor based in Sydney, within GHD’s global ESG Advisory team. He also holds the position of Sustainability, Resilience & Climate Service Line Leader for GHD in the Australia region.
With a background in providing technical and environmental advice to support investment and commercial decisions, Mike has completed numerous sell-side and buy-side assessments for corporates, private equity firms, investment banks and debt providers, and has provide advice in many jurisdictions around the world.
Prior to joining GHD, Mike held roles in GE Capital and GE Corporate managing environmental, health & safety issues in transaction and lending situations across Australia and New Zealand. Mike spent 3 years on secondment to Barclays Bank’s Environmental Risk Management Unit in the UK.