Mike is a senior livestock veterinary surgeon with commercial experience. Passionate in seeing science and evidence base applied in the real world. Leader and people developer.
Mike was partner in a large dairy veterinary practice, has worked for DEFRA’s Veterinary Laboratory Agency as Commercial Manager, was veterinary director for a start up rapid diagnostics company, has worked in industry helping to launch Kexxtone in the UK for Elanco.
Mike's passion for technology transfer to the majority world has led to a large number of project management and consultancies around the world including in Namibia, Ethiopia, Nigeria, Kenya and Sri Lanka. He was Project Manager for SEBI, University of Edinburgh. Managing the SEBI technology transfer projects for sub saharan Africa.
He founded Livestock Development in 2008.