Michael is a software engineer and intrapreneur. He has degrees and diplomas in electronic engineering, land management, and an MBA from the Open University. His working life has been spent alongside weather and climate scientists helping to realise some of their more ambitious undertakings.
In 2012 Michael introduced the Met Office to hackathons and has subsequently planned, and run, numerous open collaborative events at Met Office HQ and elsewhere. In designing these events he regularly collaborates with the NASA Open Innovation Team, V&A Digital Futures and many others.