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Previous work

Michael has led and worked with a wide range of prestigious organisations and clients, please read below to find out more about Michael's work with each of them.  

I managed a portfolio of funded organisations, overseeing the investment that ACE made to these companies. I assessed and advised on grant applications to ACE for national lottery money. 

I managed a portfolio of funded organisations, overseeing the investment that ACE made to these companies. I assessed and advised on grant applications to ACE for national lottery money.

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I had leadership responsibility at BBC NOW for a staff team of 110 and a departmental turnover of £7m. I designed and successfully delivered an organisational change management programme, rewriting the department's strategic plan and staffing structure.

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As Music Producer I chose the music played across all parts of Classic FM's schedule. I oversaw the weekly audience research that the station undertook. I managed a number of the station's brand extensions including CD productions; magazine publishing and launched Classic FM's dating service !

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I managed a portfolio of funded organisations, overseeing the investment that ACE made to these companies. I assessed and advised on grant applications to ACE for national lottery money.

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I coach the Sage Gateshead's senior management team as well as being the organisation's 'in house' coach, supporting a wide range of staff members.

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I teach the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama's Arts Management MA Orchestral programme, designing the course and assessing the students.

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As an executive team member of BBC Wales I had co-responsibility for the BBC Wales overall business and operational plan. I led BBC Wales' portfolio of arts and culture activities and commissions and played an active role in setting the division's people and diversity plans as well as being a senior leader example to the c.1000 staff across BBC Wales.

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As Chief Executive, I Increased the organisation's turnover by 68% and the balance sheet by over 200% during my time as Chief Executive. I secured Arts Council England national portfolio status for the first time in the AAM's history, a grant of more than £500,000 over 3 years. I led the AAM's artistic programming and managed its Music Director and a range of other musical influencers to maintain the Orchestra's international pre-eminent artistic position