Mike is a Senior Health Improvement Specialist working in the Public Health Directorate at Stoke-on-Trent City Council.  Mike spent nearly 25 years in business, of which 9 were spent running his own company, specialising in organisational change and creative thinking.  He has changed career as a result of being inspired by completing a degree in psychology with the Open University.  He is now training to be a health psychologist having completed a Masters and now taking a Professional Doctorate in Health Psychology at Staffordshire University.

Mike is particularly interested in population level behaviour change and the social determinants of health.  His work in Stoke-on-Trent sees him specialising in the workplace as a health setting as well as running a number of health literacy projects.