Mick has worked for 33 years in the steel industry, starting as a technical apprentice at Stocksbridge as part of British Steel Corporation.
Mick qualified as a metallurgical technician in 1984 with an HNC at Sheffield Polytechnic and has held various technical and operational roles since then. He obtained his MBA at Aston Business School, graduating in 2004.
He moved into HR in 2000 and has held various roles including a spell working in the West Midlands. Since 2008 Mick has held the role of HR director for the speciality business within Tata Steel covering South Yorkshire, West Midlands, the north-west and China.
Mick is married to Jackie and has one son. He has a lifelong interest in sport, including football and cricket, firstly playing but now watching. He is now bitten by the golf bug and is a member of Wortley Golf Club.