Michael is an experienced businessman with extensive business and charitable interests. He is currently the majority shareholder and Vice Chairman of One Medical Group, an award-winning solutions and healthcare provider to the NHS. Michael is the Chairman of Monteverdi Choir & Orchestras and also Indepen Limited.
Michael spent the first 28 years of his business career with Arthur Andersen, ultimately becoming UK regional and senior managing partner where he was responsible for 3,500 people, 11 offices and a turnover of £350 million.
Upon retiring in 2001, Michael developed a number of businesses centred around healthcare and property, before in 2009 making the decision to reorganise his business interests to focus exclusively on One Medical Group.
Michael has been a member for 6 years of the then Department of Trade & Industry’s Industrial Development Board, a member of Court of the University of Leeds; a member of its Commercialisation Advisory Board and its Campaign Board which is in the process of raising £100 million. Michael was also previously a member of the University of Leeds Business School’s Advisory Board.
Further, Michael was Chairman of Opera North for 12 years and a Governor of Leeds Metropolitan University for 6 years.