Michael is joining AIMS from DTZ where he had over 15 years experience in advising public and private sector organisations on property matters from a strategic perspective and on the related business and procurement issues. Michael’s work includes the preparation of property strategies and business cases, option appraisal and financial modelling, funding and feasibility studies, due diligence for merger and acquisition proposals and bid support; organisational issues, work-style review and change management; procurement advice and funding and developer selection, including PFI and PPP and asset management planning and review.
Michael specialises in advice to clients in the further & higher education and in central and local government and his key clients have included:
•Universities: Hull; Bristol; Brighton; Leeds Metropolitan; Salford; Sheffield Hallam; Strathclyde; Durham; Staffordshire; Central Lancashire; Glasgow, East Anglia, Kent, Greenwich and Essex.
•Local authorities: Stockport MBC, Doncaster MBC, Wyre Forest DC, Essex County Council, Braintree DC, Wrexham CBC, Wigan MBC, South Tyneside, Calderdale MBC.
•Central government: Department for Transport (Driving Standards Agency), Home Office (National Offender Management Service and Her Majesty’s Court Service)
•Colleges: City of Westminster College, Doncaster, Harrogate, Lewisham, Milton Keynes, N Hertfordshire, Hammersmith & West London, York, Hull, Bromley, Llandrillo and City & Islington.
Michael has specialised in the education sector for over 15 years and particularly in the area of strategic property assignments and in preparing estate and accommodation strategies, bidding documents and business plans and in PFI/PPP schemes.
Michael has acted for over 30 HEIs in that time including the following; Durham, Central Lancashire, Staffordshire, Strathclyde, Sheffield Hallam, Salford, Essex, Bristol, Glasgow, Hull, Brighton, Kingston, South Bank, West of England, Luton, Glamorgan, East Anglia, Leeds Metropolitan, Bolton, Cumbria, Southampton Solent, Greenwich, Kent, Westminster, and several others.
Michael has acted for a similar number of FE colleges clients including: City of Westminster College, Doncaster College, Harrogate College, Lewisham College, Milton Keynes College, N Hertfordshire College, Hammersmith & West London, York College, Hull College, Ealing Tertiary College, Selby College, Bromley College, Llandrillo College, Barnfield College, City & Islington College, Lambeth College, South East Derbyshire College, The People's College and several others as well as the LSC itself.