Michael was appointed Chief People Officer (CPO) at London City Airport in May 2016, having joined the airport as HR Director in May 2013. Prior to this, he was Head of HR for Nuclear and Renewable Energy at Centrica Energy and also held the role of Head of HR for the Centrica Group. Previously Michael spent 15 years with Sainsbury’s Supermarkets Ltd where he worked in various Retail HR roles before completing his final five years there as HR Business Partner to the Trading and Commercial divisions.
He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel & Development (FCIPD) and holds Master degrees in Human Resources, Employment Law and Chemistry. He has been a Governor of the Aylward Academy since 2014 and chairs the Achievement and Standards Committee there.