Michael is co-owner and a senior advisor to Create4 clients.
Michael has worked in the Medical Association Meetings Sector since 1995. In recent years he has held senior executive management positions as owner, Managing Director, Senior Strategic Consultant and Sales and Marketing Director of various national and global Professional conference organisers. He has broad experience from working in almost every aspect of the professional events sector. He has developed niche experience in the area of corporate sponsorship and partnerships and has first-hand experience of significantly increasing revenue for organisations through strategic insight and management of industry partners and sponsors.
In 2015 Michael founded Kindology to harness the energy created in events to do good which now forms the backbone of our Create 4 Good offering. Michael has sat on numerous industry advisory boards including Tourism Montreal, Confex & the UK Meetings Show & acted as a Liverpool Ambassador. He has recently been appointed to the Best Cities Advisory Board. He has been a board member of The Association of British Professional Conference Organisers (ABPCO) on and off since 2009 & Chairman from 2011 – 2013. He recently received the honour of honorary life membership for his services to ABPCO.
Michael has worked with: Allergy Academy, Association of British Professional Conference Organisers, Best Cities Alliance, British Laryngological Association, British Society for Allergy and Clinical Immunology Allergy, British Society of Immunology, Danone, European Association for the Study of the Liver, European Cancer Organisation, Ferring, Royal College of Physicians, Society of British Neurological Surgeons, The Migraine Trust and World Federation of Orthodontists.
“Michael is the consumate professional – he is creative and energetic and always delivers on his promises. Not only have I used Michael’s team more and more, but my colleagues who see the quality of his output have regularly taken him on too.”
– Adam Fox, Consultant Paediatric Allergist, Guy’s & St Thomas’ Hospitals
“A truly professional person to work with. Diligent, precise and straight to the point. Every project we have worked on together has been a complete success. A great team player!”
– Martin Nicholls, Managing Director, ESW Solutions Ltd
“As MD of Kenes UK, Michael got our professional medical organisation up and running quickly and efficiently and swiftly built with us the world’s leading regular conference in our specialty. He is fantastic to work with and exceeded our expectations.”
– Martin Birchall, Professor of Laryngology, University College London
“I have known Michael since 2000. He has worked in a variety of roles within the associations and meetings sector and has acquired a vast amount of industry knowledge and expertise. He displays levels of professional integrity rarely found these days; he expects high standards from others, demands them of himself and is willing to do whatever it takes to make a project successful. He is a fantastic communicator and, without question, one of the best networkers I have ever come across. He is very creative in his approach and sees opportunities where others do not. Lastly, he is genuinely passionate in his desire to improve standards in our industry and carries others along with his enthusiasm and inspirational style.”
– Alison Shamwana, Director, ACS Global Management
“I found Michael to be a highly professional, forward thinking individual. An ideas person, who loves a challenge!”
– Fiona Rayner, Chief Executive, British Society of Allergy and Clinical Immunology