Michael C. Sharp has provided training throughout the State of California, in other states, and internationally for over 30 years. He has conducted hazardous materials inspections, provided risk assessments, and designed and monitored manage-in-place and abatement projects since 1984. He began teaching in the UC Berkeley Center for Occupational and Environmental Health Lead and Asbestos program in the 1990s, and served as Director of that program in 2015 and 2016. He expanded the training division of Hazard Management Services, Inc. substantially between 2001 and 2018, and became Director of Training for Forensic Analytical Services when HMS and FACS merged in 2018. In class, he emphasizes addressing real world problems with practical approaches developed from years of experience.