Mick was born and raised in Ashbourne, attending Queen Elizabeth’s Grammar School between 1962 and 1969 before moving on to Loughborough college and university. Mick spent his working life in education, both secondary and junior. The last 23 years of his career were spent teaching children with special needs in many Derbyshire Dales schools in both a teaching and advisory role. Mick has been an assistant Old Trust Governor of Queen Elizabeth’s since 2005, serving as a Governor for the school as well as a Trustee for QEGSMAT. Mick is a life member of ARUFC (Ashbourne Rugby Union Football Club) and long serving member of ARSFC (Ashbourne Royal Shrovetide Football Committee). Mick hopes to bring his experience and commitment to serve as a Member of QEGSMAT.