Mike taught PE and Mathematics in a secondary school before taking on the role of Head of Education and Welfare at Everton Football Club. In this role, Mike played a major part in the development of young players, not only helping them to develop their footballing skills but also ensuring they gained academic qualifications and life skills. As a Trustee of the MAT, Mike is determined to use the skills and knowledge he has gained to ensure that every student in the MAT has the opportunity to achieve a full measure of success.