Appointed to the Board
1 January 2021
Chair of the Audit Committee; Nomination Committee
Relevant skills and experience
Mike is a Chartered Accountant and brings 25 years’ experience in senior finance roles in FTSE 250, Small Cap and AIM businesses across a broad range of sectors including manufacturing, technology, communications, healthcare and beverages. Mike was previously Chief Financial Officer of Incepta Group plc, prior to its acquisition by Huntsworth plc in 2005, and Chief Financial Officer of Cookson Group plc until its demerger in 2012. Mike was also Group Financial Controller at BBA Group plc. A graduate of Oxford University, Mike started his early career with Arthur Andersen.
Mike also has extensive Board experience and his previous Non-Executive roles have included Senior Independent Director and the Chair of the Audit Committee at Johnston Press plc and at Kin and Carta Group plc, and Chair of the Audit Committee at Cambian Group plc.
Mike is a Non-Executive Director and Chair of the Audit Committee at Stock Spirits Group plc and at Pressure Technologies plc.