Michael Laybutt joined AmTote Australasia in January 2008 as the Financial Controller. Prior to AmTote Michael spent 11 years in senior financial roles (including Accounting Manager for Head Office and then Financial Controller for Asia Pacific region) for a successful Australian software company, Integrated Research Limited (IR) which listed on the Australian Stock Exchange in December 2000. During his time at IR Michael gained valuable experience in the financial requirements of a global company that included offices in Australia, USA, UK, Germany and also a Singapore operation that Michael was largely responsible for setting up. He was responsible for creating and implementing a global invoicing solution that IR used for over 7 years.
Since joining AmTote Michael has implemented automated reporting and timesheet systems in the Australian operations and in March 2012 took over the role of General Manager whilst incorporating the Financial Controllers role.
Since 2013 Michael has also been a board member of the Australian based children’s charity The BeCentre, which assists children who have been through trauma with the use of play therapy.