Michael’s focus will be to make you, your family and your community safer. Michael said: ‘This is a commitment that I imagine myself making to every individual and as a personal promise of my motivation that this should become a reality for each and every one of us…’
Stand up for every resident: being visible, accessible and accountable to the people I represent ensuring their concerns are heard and addressed
Michael was a Royal Navy Commodore with 30 years experience, including running £100m plus projects; managing complex change programmes in tight financial times; and motivating teams of experienced personnel.
As Hampshire County Council’s Regeneration Project Officer, Michael delivered a major national community project (Rowner), when others thought it impossible. Community engagement & building partnerships were two key skills for the success of this project.
Michael was a Coach on the Commissioner’s Leadership Programme of the Metropolitan Police Service. This experience led to him serving briefly on the Hampshire Police Strategic Independent Advisory Group (IAG).
Michael is from Gosport. and served as a Borough Councillor, championing individuals and local communities.