Managing Director & Principal

michaelMichael is the founder of Sante Sanctuary, a brainchild of his observations of an increasing demand to address 21st century health ailments in our spirit’s tenacious pursuit of wellness.

Before setting up Sante Sanctuary, Michael was the Group Managing Director and Senior Executive Director of Villa Medica International, where he was responsible for opening regenerative cell offices and clinics across Asia.

He is also known for founding the globally renowned SpaAsia magazine (since 2002), The Crystal Awards (since 2004), and the Wellness Summits (since 2005). He also served as President of the International Medical Spa Association and Day Spa Association–Asia Pacific.

Following his foresight and experience in the wellness industry, Michael foresees the inevitable shift towards preventive and personalised healthcare through regenerative and integrative medicine principles. He is the author of OPTIMUM – Making Wellness Work for the Executive, that will soon be published.