Michael qualified in Medicine at Edinburgh University in 1997. He trained as a Paediatrician in London at Guy’s and St. Thomas’s Hospitals, Bermuda, Kent and New Zealand.

Michael was appointed as a Paediatric Consultant in Yeovil in 2010 and has a trust-wide role as tutor for Specialty and Associate Specialist Doctors. His wife is a Consultant in Emergency Medicine at Yeovil. Michael is a trustee of the Yeovil Opportunity Group.