Michael Green is the Director of Government and Strategic Development at Sannam S4. Based in Washington D.C., Michael leads a core, strategic relationship with Sannam S4’s clients and partners across government institutions, as well as for-profit and not-for-profit organisations. He also advises higher education institutions and small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) on their global market entry strategy.
Prior to this role, Michael was the General Manager of Sannam S4’s India business, based out of Mumbai. In his two-plus years with the India business, Michael oversaw significant growth across the organisation’s four locations in Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, and Chennai. As part of his role as Chair of the India Board and Chief Compliance Officer, he implemented key personnel and system changes, including deploying the organisation’s information security management system and obtaining the ISO 27001 Certification. During his time in India, Michael served on the Management Committee of the British Business Group in Mumbai and the Western Region Committee of the American Chamber of Commerce (AMCHAM) – India.
In 2016, Michael joined Sannam S4 as Director of Client and Stakeholder Relations. In this role, he supported the CEO’s efforts in opening the organisation’s Washington D.C. office, developing business, and establishing key partners, including the signing of the organisation’s Strategic Partnership with the International Trade Administration within the U.S. Department of Commerce.
Prior to joining Sannam S4, Michael spent five years with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s U.S.-India Business Council (USIBC), the premier bilateral trade association promoting increased trade and investment between the two largest democracies. As Manager and then Senior Manager, Michael worked across the Life Sciences, Legal and Professional Services, and Media and Entertainment portfolios, leading advocacy agendas on behalf of top U.S. and Indian corporate members.
Michael played a key role in hosting Secretary John Kerry at Vibrant Gujarat Summit as well as President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the India – US Business Summit in January 2015. He was instrumental in launching USIBC’s sports initiatives and obtaining the organisation’s backing of the U.S. Business Centers initiative aimed to support SMEs and nonprofit organisations entering India.
Michael received his B.A. from the University of Pittsburgh and his JD from the University of San Diego School of Law. He is admitted to practice law in the State of California and is an Advisory Board Member and part-owner of Blue Mountain Resort in his home state of Pennsylvania.