Mike is executive chairman of Helios and a highly respected adviser to the aviation industry and its investors. Early in his career, Mike developed a technical specialism in the design, standardisation and implementation of aviation technology and surveillance systems. Since then his work has spanned a wide range of aviation issues including business advice on the planning and execution of large air traffic control projects, organisational change and cost benefit analysis.
An important focus of his recent work has been the culture change and cooperation necessary to implement Single European Sky legislation. His expertise in economic and policy areas has also led to advisory roles with many banks that fund investments in air traffic management.