Mike started his career with the firm over 27 years ago after completing his degree in mechanical engineering.

He was responsible for the development of the Manchester office's involvement in healthcare projects and has been involved in both traditional and PFI projects, both as technical adviser to the client, design leader for the provider, and technical advisor to funders. Mike also represents the engineering services cluster groups at Procure 21 supply chain workshops and plays an active role in the development of the partnering approach to construction.

As one of three partners that form the Operations and Delivery Group, his key objectives are to promote DSSR as 'One Firm', with a consistent approach and technical base across all offices within the practice. He is also responsible for project control within DSSR, as well as the development of engineering concepts and the pursuit of technical excellence for the Manchester office.