Michael joined the team in November 2014 as Business Manager. He is primarily responsible for implementing project and resource management systems for the team, as well as managing contracting processes. Michael has a background in both business management and social research. He was previously Associate Director at the sustainability research consultancy Brook Lyndhurst, where he was responsible for managing the company’s internal operations, as well as delivering research projects for government, private and third sector clients. He has also worked in higher education market research and holds a degree in Ibero-American Studies from the University of Leeds.