In 2013 Mike chaired the national Access to Work Expert Advisory Panel which produced more than 20 recommendations to modernise the Government’s flagship disability employment programme.
Mike is also a Non-Executive Director of a UK wide private care sector company involved in the delivery of social care.
Mike’s previous working track record includes being one of the senior management team at the Disability Rights Commission, Director of the National Disability Team for higher education and co-director of a disability research centre at Coventry University. He was also listed in The Disability News Service’s list of the UK’s top 100 most influential disabled people.
Mike was awarded an OBE in 2012 for his services to disabled people.