Mike joined Barclays in 1980 and has worked for the majority of that time in the Corporate Bank, having been
involved in establishment of the Industry Specialist Models in the London teams back in 1998.
Mike runs the UK based Corporate Hospitality and Leisure team providing specialist funding and corporate
solutions to this diverse and ever evolving sector. In addition he has national responsibility for the UK Leisure
strategy. This is an industry Group that covers clients in the varied sub-sectors, under the leisure banner, which
include Food and Drink, Hotels, Travel, Leisure Operators and Professional Sports.
Mike is a regular commentator in regional, national and trade media on industry related events, development
and thought leadership initiatives.