Following a number of years working in corporate pharmacy in various practice and management positions to a senior level, Michael established his own community pharmacy group in 1988.
In 2005 Michael became the Chief Officer of the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Local Pharmaceutical Committee where many innovations in pharmacy services began including the Health Living Pharmacy initiative. He was appointed as the Chief Executive of the National Pharmacy Association in 2011.
In 2015 he established MH Associates consultancy and in 2016 co-founded Pharmacy Complete, a training and consultancy organisation working with community pharmacy, the pharmaceutical industry, and health and public health organisations.
Michael has a significant understanding of policy, legislation and regulation relating to pharmacy, healthcare and the pharmaceutical industry in addition to experience of working with colleagues across the world. Michael is an active advocate of an expanded role for the profession in health and wellbeing and is a frequent speaker at national and international conferences.
Michael was honoured as a Fellow of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society in March 2011 and became a Fellow of the Royal Society for Public Health in 2017.