Mike has had a long career leading retail, leisure and hospitality companies such as Costa Coffee, Premier Inn, David Lloyd Leisure and Spirit Plc.

Mike is now pursuing a non-executive career as a Board member of The Consumers' Association (Which?) and The Restaurant Group Plc. He's also a partner in a property development company and runs his own consultancy business.

He became an Ambassador for Prostate Cancer UK in 2008 and joined the Board in 2014. He has a particular passion for raising awareness of prostate cancer, and works to bring large businesses into partnership with us.

Mike is a keen swimmer, golfer, cyclist and tennis player, and has taken part in various lycra-clad fundraising events including the inaugural Ride London 100k. He's been a long-suffering Chelsea supporter for 50 years and is a lover of classic sports cars - both to the dismay of his wife, Elsa.