Michael is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants and holds an MBA (with Distinction) from Cass Business School, London. Having worked for both private and national housebuilders, Michael holds over 36 years’ experience in housebuilding. Michael joined Hopkins Homes Limited in 2002 as Finance Director and became Managing Director in 2006, before retiring in 2021. Following his work with the Hopkins Group, Michael became a non-Executive Director of Denbury Homes Limited in 2022. Michael lives in north Suffolk with his wife Kirstein. They have four children and seven grandchildren, which occupies most of their time. Other than spending time with family, Michael enjoys travelling and messing about on his boat.