Teaching Staff
Business Executives Academy

MIK, one of our Senior Consultants is the main tutor for this workshop. In addition to a background of almost 40 years’ experience of management training and development, Mik has considerable expertise in the areas of strategy, business planning and performance measurement in both the public and private sectors.


Mik has degrees from Loughborough University and Birmingham University in Economics and in Economic Planning and is an elected Fellow of the Royal Statistical Society and an elected Fellow of the UK Operational Research Society. Mik is also Senior Research Fellow at Strathclyde Business School, Scotland specializing in strategic performance management.

Professional Career

In the private sector, he has worked with British Energy, British Gas, Babcock Rosyth, Coopers & Lybrand, General Accident, Greggs Plc, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Scottish Nuclear Ltd, Shell UK Exploration, Scottish Power, Weir Pumps and Yarrow Shipbuilders. He has also worked extensively with a variety of public sector organizations including a number of local authorities, the health service and central government agencies. These include Scottish Enterprise, Scottish Natural Heritage, the Ministry of Justice, the Scottish Police Services Agency, Her Majesty’s Inspector of Constabulary (Scotland), Her Majesty’s Inspector of Education (Scotland), Department for Education and Science, Inland Revenue, Land and Property Services Agency Northern Ireland, Northern Ireland Housing Executive, the Department of Regional and Local Government Namibia, and the Prime Minister’s Office Brunei Darussalam As well as working across much of Europe, Mik has also worked in Africa, Asia and the Gulf region.

He is the author and co-author of a number of texts in the areas of economics, information management and business decision-making. He has published extensively in business journals on management development, strategic customer service and quality measurement and presented papers at a variety of international conferences.