Mick is a trainer, consultant and coach in the field of trauma-informed systems and approaches.
An experienced parenting practitioner having provided specialist support to individuals and families in schools, the community and other settings - working at close quarters with children, young people and families with complex social needs.
Mick also recently founded a Community Interest Company, Angel Lane CiC to initiate, develop and support a range of family and community projects to address local needs and broader societal issues.
2017–Present: Founder/Director at Angel Lane C.i.C
2003–Present: Director/Trustee to various charities - Home-Start SW Kent, Imago, Children’s Workshop; currently Trench Community Foundation and Mission Rwentobo
2016 – 2017 Seedbed funded social action fellowship
2008–2016: Head of Commissioned Services/Senior Parenting Practitioner - Fegans Child & Family Care
2003–2008: Teaching/Learning Support Assistant/PMLD Co-ordinator - Ridge View District Special School and Term-Time Teachers (Agency)
1994–2003: Company Director/Building Contractor - Paxton Rose Ltd
1980–1994: Various clerical and Sales & Marketing roles
Postgraduate Certificate in Professional Studies: Leadership and Management, University of Southampton, 2010
BA (Honours) Degree, Business Studies, University of Sussex, 1997
BTEC Higher National Diploma, Business Studies (Finance), University of Greenwich at West Kent College, 1996
7 O'levels, Tunbridge Wells Technical High School for Boys, 1980