Mike is a financial professional with over 40 years’ experience gained in organisation in the UK and other parts of Europe.  His time with the Electricity Association included work with European committees on tax and accounting, as well as becoming a Corporate Fellow of the Industry and Parliament Trust.  He spent the last 12 years of his career working in senior roles in the charity and education sectors, including at The Royal Horticultural Society, two FE colleges and a special school for children with severe speech and language difficulties. This last role involved the delivery of a number of building projects on time and on budget as the school doubled in size.  Mike grew up in a horticultural family and is familiar with many of the issues facing today’s growers.

Mike is chair of the Finance & Audit Committee.  He brings to Concordia a wide experience of business, charities, financial and project management, as well as a good understanding of the Brexit challenges facing the organisation.  His interests include current affairs, gardening, history and travel.

Appointed June 2018