Mike is an architectural director responsible for leading a portfolio of projects with particular emphasis on healthcare. Following his studies at Newcastle Polytechnic, Mike developed his skills and experience during a career spanning 35 years in architectural practice and is also a member of Architects for Health. He joined Ryder in 2003 from Newcastle Hospitals where he managed the estates projects office. Since joining Ryder he has worked on major healthcare projects including Dumfries and Galloway Hospital, the redevelopment of University Hospital North Staffordshire and several other acute healthcare projects. He was also part of the successful bid and delivery teams for South Ayr schools and Newcastle BSF. Away from architecture he can be found sailing off the west of Scotland or in the Mediterranean on his yacht.