Michael is Director, Medical Technologies EMEAA for Element Materials Testing which is a global testing, inspection, calibration and certification business. Element work with a broad range of health technology businesses to proactively support them to get to market and manufacture products that are as safe as practically possible.
Previously, Michael worked for Innovate UK for four years as a Health Innovation Lead and was responsible for the management of a UK government grant funding programme called the Biomedical Catalyst that provided £30M per annum to supports UK SMEs developing innovative health & life science products. Before joining Innovate UK, Michael was a Group Manager at Medicines & Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) where he led a team that was responsible for safety & surveillance of all medical devices in UK. He also spent 10 years in the medical device industry in a range of commercial roles working for Guidant, Boston Scientific and BIOTRONIK where he was Country Director UK & Eire.