Mick was born and brought up in Ryde and has lived and worked on the Isle of Wight for many years. His previous experience includes working for the Post Office and in education as a teacher of mathematics and science. He now works part time as an Associate Lecturer in mathematics for the Open University and travels frequently to Portsmouth.
Mick is a member of Havenstreet and Ashey Parish Council and a Governor at Ryde Academy. He has been a member of the Isle of Wight Family History Society for many years and in his spare time enjoys running and gardening.