Apprentice at electrical equipment company Square D. Completed his Chartered Engineer training at the Military College of Science at Shrivenham.
Top secret! Certain areas of Michael’s work are still classified as top secret today; Google him – what do you find?
Michael developed sensitive systems for the police and central government, including pioneering speech recognition systems for pilots to command their airplanes by voice. Michael says: “The part I played in helping make London a safer place to live is what made my career in IT so meaningful and rewarding.”
Michael’s passion for using technology to improve the quality of life for disabled people has seen him design and build a digitally controlled e-Trike for the rehabilitation of injured and disabled people.
If you’re going into engineering or IT Michael believes you need to demonstrate a sense of social responsibility. The code you write and test must be secure and really meet the requirements of those who are going to use it.