Founder Member of Shaping Tomorrow
Mike is a Founder Member of ShapingTomorrow.com a unique and market leading, artificial intelligence led, web-based strategic forecasting, consumer insight and change management portal for corporate innovation, market research, government policy and risk management.
He is known on conference platforms speaking on the future of all manner of subjects.
Mike was Chief Executive of Birmingham Midshires Building Society between 1990 and 1998, then the UK’s 4th largest. As Chief Executive of Birmingham Midshires, he achieved a dramatic change for the better in the Society’s fortunes moving from near oblivion to a highly profitable, customer led and multiple-award winning business in just eight years.
He was previously a Senior Vice President with Bank of America who he joined in 1986. He held several positions at the Bank which included Head of Europe, Middle East, and Africa operations, based in London, Head of Consumer Loans Services and Chief Financial Officer for consumer markets, based in North America (San Francisco).
Previously he was with Citibank as Chief of Staff (finance, HR and premises) to the CEO for five years and head of Operations and Consumer Marketing and Sales at Citibank Savings for 8 years.
He studied at Salford University, Manchester, and holds a Bachelor of Science in Electronics and a U.S. accredited MBA in Operations Research. He was conferred an Honorary Doctorate in Business Administration by the University of Wolverhampton in 1997.
Specialties: Horizon scanning, strategic planning, and change management programs. Vision, values and strategy creation for organizations. Process re-engineering, sustainability projects, and digital transformation programs a specialty.
Qualities: Transnational and Altrocentric Leader, Approachable, Reliable, Hardworking.