Mike is a co-founder of the Centre and has successfully completed an MSc in Mindfulness Studies at the University of Aberdeen. His dissertation topic was Mindful Ageing. He is a lead trainer and co-facilitator on MBLE programmes, working with local organisations including Sheffield City Council, Kier Services, Manor and Castle Development Trust and the Facilities Directorate at Sheffield Hallam University.
He had a long career with Royal Mail with roles including District Head Postmaster Sheffield and Regional Director Business Excellence and Planning. He was seconded to the European Foundation for Quality Management in Brussels where he was European Public Sector Manager before joining Sheffield Hallam University as Director of Organisational Excellence.
He founded the Centre for Integral Excellence at Sheffield Hallam University which promoted the principles of excellence to the Higher Education sector and worked with organisations across Europe and in the Middle East. Now retired, he is a Volunteer Park Ranger with the Peak District National Park and a Visiting Fellow at Sheffield Business School.