Mike Clancy now lives on the Australian Gold Coast after living and working in Asia for more than 20 years. Mike is the content creator behind the Creative Genie team. Mike was trained originally in the sciences (his Ph.D. is in astrophysics) before being recruited into the Australian diplomatic service (that is another story) where he retrained as an economist. Mike now writes and edits professionally on a range of subjects from climate change to migrant workers, IP matters and health and safety.
Behind Mike is a group of professionals who understand all aspects of the creative process – from web design, content development, image management to layout and graphic design for printed books.
Mike and David first met up in the Philippines and have been friends and business colleagues working successfully together for more than five years. David is an entrepreneur who has for a number of years operated successfully his own internet portal and web design & support company. He lives at North Lakes north of Brisbane and maintains business interests in Australia and throughout Southeast Asia. David and Michael are jointly developing the Working with Words website as a knowledge base for business professionals.
The Support team
Working with David and Michael are other trained professionals with practical experience in their fields.
Christian has been working with David and Michael for several years now and heads the design team. An IT professional and certified PayPal developer.,Christian leads the team that handles all our in-house web needs as well as supervising all work undertaken on contract.
Before coming to Australia in 2009, for several years Sharon was the event manager for their company which managed all events for the EIU Corporate Network program in the Philippines as well as third-party conference work including the Philippine Mining Summit and the ASEAN Business Summit. Sharon has handled a range of events from intimate focus group breakfast meetings to 3-day conferences for 500+ delegates.
Christina works with Sharon and has had several years experience in customer relationships management in Australia and in the Philippines.