Michal studied at the WU Wien in Vienna and at the University of Economics in Bratislava, where he also obtained a PhD in Economic impact studies. He started his work at Sanigest International, where he dealt with payment mechanisms and provider network schemes. Later he worked in several medical institutions and companies (General Health Insurance Company, Novartis Pharmaceutical Company and others). From 2016 to 2020, he worked as the Director of Strategy at the Institute of Health Policy. In addition, he was the chairman of the supervisory board of the Faculty Hospital in Nové Zámky and the vice-chairman of the categorization commission of specialized medical material at the Ministry of Health of the Slovak Republic. Michal was also a member of the health committee at the OECD. He currently lectures for the Health Management Academy, collaborates with several health associations and is an advisor at the Ministry of Labor, Social Affairs and Family.