Mike is a prominent businessman with a passion for advancing the cause of his native Black Country. He has his own management consultancy business specialising in value re-engineering, succession planning and people development. Mike also holds a number of non-executive board appointments together with a portfolio of direct equity investments in local businesses.
Alongside his corporate work Mike is an ambassador for Creating Chances Trust, a Black Country based charity engaged in providing educational intervention and support for children in care and sits on a number of business advisory groups.
As Chair of the University’s Audit Committee Mike is fully committed in ensuring that the institution continues to achieve the goals set and develops to its full potential. He is proud to still maintain a relationship that harks back to his days as the University’s bank manager in the mid 1990’s.