Mike is an Associate Professor in the School of BioSciences at the University of Melbourne. He is a botanist interested in diversity and evolution of the Australasian flora. His work has focussed mostly on Rutaceae, eucalypts and Veronica, but he is involved in projects on ferns, and a range of other plant groups. This includes species-level taxonomy, morphometrics, nomenclature, biogeography, phylogeography and molecular phylogenetics.