Originally from Lancashire, Mike relocated to the Midlands in 1993 when he joined Sunrise Medical in Brierley Hill. During his 7 years with Sunrise, Mike held a number of varying positions, including Customer Service Director, and Business Unit Director. During 2000, Mike was instrumental in the purchase of the Minivator stairlift division from Sunrise, and formed Minivator; initially their Sales and Marketing Director, progressing to Chief Executive.
During Mike’s 10 years at Minivator, the business grew dramatically from £5m to £50m turnover, with Mike eventually selling the company in 2010.
Winner of The Midland's Business Insider award for Top Entrepreneur, in recent years Mike has invested in a number of varied businesses. In December 2012, Mike was appointed Chairman of the BHTA (British Healthcare Trades Association).
Mike joined the Stiltz Board as Chairman in September 2014, after providing consultancy support for the business for the previous 2 years.