Michael Bowen is non-executive director of IMF Bentham. Mr Bowen graduated from the University of Western Australia with Bachelors of Law, Jurisprudence and Commerce. He has been admitted as a barrister and solicitor of the Supreme Court of Western Australia and is an Associate and Certified Practicing Accountant of the Australian Society of Accountants. Mr Bowen is a partner of the law firm DLA Piper (formerly of Hardy Bowen which merged with DLA Piper on 1 July 2015), practicing primarily corporate, commercial and securities law with an emphasis on mergers, acquisitions, capital raising and resources. Mr Bowen also supports the managing director on matters concerning the corporations law.