Mike trained as a Chartered Accountant with Price Waterhouse where he worked for 12 years with a range of major international businesses. He then joined HSBC Insurance Brokers, a large international insurance broking group, where he was Finance Director for seven years and Chief Executive for a further seven. Mike was a Trustee of Addaction between 2006 and 2016, one of the UK’s leading and largest specialist drug, alcohol and mental health treatment charities. He was also a Non-Executive Director of Surrey Community Health, the provider arm of NHS Surrey between April 2009 and March 2011. Mike is currently the Finance and Operations Director for the Charities Aid Foundation and is a Trustee of Age UK.