Michael Hayne is working as an analyst at the 2° Investing Initiative. His primary engagement is in research for the creation of Carbon metrics.

Michael has a Master in Renewable Energy Management from the Albert-Ludwigs-Universit├Ąt Freiburg and has previously conducted research for the NGO, the Project Developers Forum. Here his work specialised in modelling the cost of Carbon abatement through the Clean Development Mechanism.

Previously Michael founded an engineering company producing agricultural tillage equipment for sustainable farming in rural Australia. He graduated with Honours from the Australian National University, holding bachelor degrees in both Engineering and Commerce.