Mike is a registered Health Psychologist, working as a Public Health Programme manager at Stoke-on-Trent City Council.  Prior to this, Mike spent nearly 25 years in the private sector, of which 9 were spent running his own company, specialising in organisational change and creative thinking.  He is particularly interested in population level behaviour change and the social determinants of health.  His work in Stoke-on-Trent sees him working to embed “health in all policies” and he has particular areas of expertise in workplace health and health literacy and. He is a steering group member of Health Literacy UK (www.healthliteracy.org.uk) and sits on the NHS England Health Literacy Collaborative.