As the Indian summer receded, October’s workload intensified with on-campus student consultations at The University of Nottingham for the third phase of our pioneering Student Engagement review project, further East on campus at The University of Hull to begin to develop a vision for global engagement, and, a little closer to home, to support some pro-bono brand development work for a landmark creative arts venue in County Durham.

Michael also received a second prestigious award from CASE, this time the much-coveted Crystal Apple – an international accolade which recognises outstanding teaching based on achieving stellar (90%+) delegate scores from speaking at 10 x different conferences or events across the world. Michael has delivered sessions across a diverse range of professional disciplines including leadership, brand, internal communications, media engagement, public affairs, student recruitment and alumni relations – in the UK, Europe, US and Singapore.