Mike is Professor of Business Performance and Director of the Centre for Business Performance at Cranfield University.
Before his academic career, Mike spent 15 years in business. He gained his PhD from the University of Cambridge in 2001, researching the design and implementation of balanced performance measurement systems. He has spent the last fifteen years working with companies and quasi-public sector organisations supporting senior management teams through the process of clarifying and executing their strategy and designing and using their measurement systems.
He has authored over 100 publications, and is co-author of several books including The Handbook of Corporate Performance Management, Balanced Scorecard – Instant Manager and Getting the Measure of your Business. Mike is a Chartered Management Accountant and a Chartered Engineer.