Mike joined the College as Principal and Chief Executive in January 2018 from the College of North West London, where he was Deputy Principal for three-and-a-half years, leading it to a successful merger as a Good college.  Mike has been a senior leader, with extensive experience in FE Colleges, Schools and Private Training Providers, since 1996 and also worked for six years as an Additional Inspector for Ofsted in London and the South East Region.

Mike holds a BA in Music from Leeds University (Bretton Hall); a PGCE from Manchester Polytechnic; and the National Professional Qualification for Headteachers (NPQH).