Mike has over 20 years experience of promoting public participation and consultation.
He was the Head of Consultation at Transport for London, where he led teams planning and delivering consultations on major transport infrastructure projects. Prior to joining Transport for London, he was responsible for the National Consumer Council’s work on transport, education and quality of public services.
His particular areas of expertise include strategic reviews of consultations and improvement plans, advising on consultation policies and on community engagement and planning and delivering major consultations. He is the author of a wide range of publications on public involvement, consultation, and consumer representation. Clients include the BBC Trust, the World Bank, LOCOG (London 2012), Highways England, Moorfields Hospital, Transport for Greater Manchester and numerous airports, local authorities and fire & rescue services.
Outside of work, Mike enjoys the silent cinema, jazz and world music and has a substantial collection of both. He enjoys travelling the world and has visited well over a hundred countries.