A career proven Project / Programme Manager with over 20 years’ experience working with some of the UK’s largest companies. Amongst his expertise is the management of a wide variety of stakeholders and the development of the stakeholder relationship itself. Michael has a broad understanding of business based project management and technical infrastructure in a diverse range of industry sectors – Finance & Banking, Oil & Gas, Government, Public Sector, Energy & Utilities, Automotive, Insurance & Healthcare, Manufacturing, Food, Media and Construction.
"From the first day on the Guardium project, Michael showed a personal commitment for success. He spent time understanding the technology, structuring the delivery to achieve very aggressive timelines and led the team from the front every day. I particularly liked his leadership style - very calm and firm, agile and pragmatic to moving targets and focused on building the right relationships and team to get results. He is also a very pleasant person to have in the team and that attracts a team around him. I would highly recommend Michael for future projects".
- Robinson Njau - Programme Manager - PwC UK
"Michael was employed as a PM at a critical stage of the project to oversee various aspects of ICAP’s business separation being undertaken between ICAP and the NEX group. He was a valued member of the Project Management team and we would welcome back Michael as trusted PM which is testament to the value we place on his ability."
- Stephen Leahy | Change Portfolio Manager - ICAP / NEX
"Special recognition to Michael for the final stages of the project and the close working relationship with his Centrica counterpart - both working long hours to get the project over the line."
- Bob Denison: Head of IS Power - Centrica Energy
"In summary Michael is an excellent PM who knows his discipline well, he is able to adapt in difficult scenarios and is a good communicator and customer facing individual."
- Phil McGiveron: European Network Manager - Unilever GIO-ES
"I would therefore summarise Michael's strengths as follows: Has a mature approach born of experience, logical and methodical without being inflexible. He is an excellent communicator, creative and thinks laterally - in short highly professional."
- Roy Bond: Senior Programme Manager - Equant UK
"Michael picked up the very demanding PSV Project and can take great credit from delivering the project on time and to budget. He is my kind of PM - rolls his sleeves up and gets on with the job with little fuss & hassle."
- Tom Cushing: Head of Business Transformation (IMSL) - Sopra Steria
"It is clear from the work Michael has completed managing the Centrica Energy PSV project that he is a capable PM and has coped well in a very pressurised project environment. Michael delivered the CE project to timescales and within budget - an impressive outcome."
- Scott Rathbone: Head of Projects & Programmes (IMSL) - Sopra Steria
"In respect of the ITT response for the LSRC bid – Michael’s contribution on Transition / Entry & Exit planning was critical to this and he did an excellent job."
- Paul Harvey: Senior Bid Manager - Sopra Steria