Mike has been based in Australia for the last 17 years, where he has established himself as a senior media executive.
Originally hailing from the UK, Mike cut his teeth in the legendary media department of BMP before going client side as a marketer at Warner Music where he was responsible for marketing big names including Madonna, REM, Red Hot Chili Peppers and Green Day.
In 1997, Mike moved Down Under to manage WPP Media Agency MEC. In 2004 he co-founded the Australian office of multi-discipline agency Naked Communications where he worked on clients including Coca-Cola, Unilever, Sony and Microsoft. The agency is widely recognised as disrupting the comms landscape and was lauded at local, regional and global levels winning awards for Agency of the Year, Cannes Lions, Effies, Spikes and World Festival of Media awards to name a few.
Mike joined Havas in November 2013 to launch the media brand in Australia and it is already recognised as one of the leading lights of the new style media agencies.