Over the last thirty years Michael has founded, acquired and grown 16 different businesses across the communications spectrum.
Michael has played an integral role in staging some of the largest and most recognisable global events that have taken place in the last twenty years, from the Hong Kong Handover Ceremony to the Millennium Project. In 2012 alone, Michael was at the helm of three of the UK’s major events: the Shard’s unveiling, the Opening Ceremony of the 2012 Olympics and, as Chief Executive of the Thames Diamond Jubilee Pageant, the authority behind the 1,000-strong flotilla that represented the fulcrum of The Queen’s Jubilee celebrations.
In September 2012, Michael was appointed a Knight Commander of the Victorian Order.
Michael headed-up John Major’s presentation unit during the 1992 General Election and helped with David Cameron’s Leadership Campaign in 2005.
He sits on the board of numerous successful companies which include Populus, Aura, Unspun, and The Leadership Agency. He is also a Director of The Oracle Cancer Trust at The Royal Marsden and has diversified into executive search with Grace Blue and Indigo Mile.