Mike is Grant Thornton's lead spokesman on tax issues. He specialises in providing tax advice to a range of high net worth entrepreneurial clients and has frequently appeared in court on forensic tax litigation assignments.
Mike joined Grant Thornton in 1980 and was submitted as Tax Partner in 1984. Between 1984 and 1988 he was Regional Tax Partner for Northamptonshire when he moved to Cheltenham, but is now based in Bristol. In 1992 he was appointed Head of UK Tax Services Nationally, becoming the firm's Senior Tax Partner in 1996. In that role, he remains Grant Thornton's main spokesperson on tax matters and regularly assist the national media with their coverage on tax issues.
Mike was honoured with Lifetime Achievement awards from the LexisNexis Taxation Awards and with Best Chartered Accountant in Practice by the South West ICAEW for his exceptional and on-going service to the tax profession.