Michael joined the Board of Trustees at Lepra at the start of 2017.
Michael has been a professional fundraiser for over 18 years in the UK and international charity sectors. Since 2012, he has been at the national UK children's charity, the NSPCC, where he is currently the Head of Partnerships. Previously, his roles at the NSPCC have included leading the central philanthropy team; and leading a cross-organisational campaign for Childline.
Michael's has specialised in high value philanthropy and partnerships, senior relationship and institutional fundraising. His career experience includes child protection at the NSPCC; international microfinance with the MicroLoan Foundation; older people’s services with Independent Age; and voluntary education projects in London, South Africa and Cameroon.
Michael is an Alumnus of the University of Newcastle upon Tyne, the Open University and the Windsor Leadership Trust.”