Michael worked in education as a teacher for 42 years. During his time as Headteacher of Trinity school in Nottingham (2002-2015), the school received three consecutive ‘outstanding’ judgements and was considered one of the best schools in the country.
As a National Leader of Education for five years, Michael worked with some of the toughest schools across the country. He is now an Associate for the Aquinas Foundation working to bring high quality teachers to Nottingham and improve the educational experience of young people in the East Midlands and London.
In recognition of his contribution to education, Michael received a Papal medal, the K.S.G. in 2014. He is also a keen sportsman, playing squash and tennis regularly.