Sir Michael became Chairman of Bibby Line Group in June 2020. Prior to this Sir Michael was a Non Executive Director for two years and Managing Director of Bibby Line Group for 18 years.
This followed roles as Finance Director, then Managing Director of Bibby Line Limited – the Group’s shipping division. Before this, Sir Michael spent several years at Unilever as a project accountant where he was involved in acquisitions, disposals and joint venture projects. Sir Michael also worked at Coopers & Lybrand in London where he qualified as a chartered accountant following his graduation from Oxford University in 1984.
External appointments include:
Michael is an Honorary Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers and holds an Honorary Doctorate of Laws from the University of Liverpool which he achieved in July 2012.