Mike graduated from Bristol University in 1999 and began his anaesthetic career in the south west with posts in Yeovil and Bath. Following a period working in Fremantle, Western Australia he started his registrar training in the Birmingham School in 2007 rotating through many of the hospitals in the region. He undertook an Advanced Pain Year and started as a Consultant in Anaesthetics and Pain Management at Worcestershire Royal Hospital in May 2012.
He has developed an interest in training and education and has co-edited two Primary and Final FRCA revision books. Before becoming College Tutor in October 2019 he was an Educational Supervisor for 5 years.