Mike launched PUREBLACK NZ with co-founders Nick Hill and Liam Taylor to redefine the current travel management and corporate experience model. He is passionate about showcasing New Zealand to the world through creating unique money can’t buy experiences targeting both inbound and local corporates and individuals.
Mike was a graduate of Wellington College and studied Tourism Management at Victoria University in Wellington before making the shift to Auckland and embarking on his entrepreneurial journey.
Having gained a noteworthy apprenticeship which has included working for iconic NZ and Australian start-up companies Charlie’s Juice and Nutrient Water, then some of the world’s most sort after brands which has included Red Bull, Moet & Chandon, Veuve Clicquot, Dom Perignon the list goes on…..
Mike’s background working for luxury brands has helped shape his understanding of what is possible along with extending his appreciation for the finer things in life and how important the little touches are when creating experiences.
Mikes relationship focussed approach combined with a ‘Nothing is Impossible’ mindset fuel him to get out of bed in the morning and make a difference.
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