Mike has been working in Barclays for over 25 years in a variety of Frontline and Support leadership roles across the business.
His past 6 years have been in HR where he has built up extensive experience of implementing management and leadership development programmes, employee engagement programmes and managing the development of Barclays Learning and Development Curriculum
His achievements include the roll out of the highly successful Leadership Excellence Programme across UK, Africa and Europe and the implementation of the Barclays Apprenticeship Programme.
Mike currently manages a number of award winning Early Careers programmes including the Barclays Apprenticeship programme and Barclays Degree Apprenticeship in Leadership and Management. He is also a board member of the Governments Apprenticeship Delivery Board where he has an ambassadorial role promoting apprenticeships across the Financial Services Sector.
The Barclays Apprenticeship programme is recognised as one of the UKs leading programmes having won the BITC Inspiring Young Talent Award in 2015 as well as the prestigious Target Jobs Best Apprenticeship Programme of the year 2015.
He is passionate about developing young talent and tackling diversity and equality issues as well as providing meaningful solutions that address youth unemployment.