Michael joined Gladman as a Senior Planner in October 2018. He has an extensive Local Authority background with a particular focus on housing and minerals & waste. Previously he spent nine years at Staffordshire County Council where he played a key role in the creation and adoption of both the Waste Local Plan and the Minerals Local Plan. He also spent time dealing with applications and in planning enforcement.
Michael graduated from Liverpool John Moores University with a BA (Hons) in Urban Planning and then completed a Graduate Diploma in Environmental Planning.
Outside of work, Michael enjoys spending time with his wife and children and playing most sports. He is a keen amateur footballer and also holds a blackbelt in Ju-Jitsu. He is a lifelong supporter of Everton FC.