A professional chemist by training, Mike has spent the majority of his career leading global product development groups in the area of agrochemicals, from early-stage research to plant establishment. He has been based predominantly in the UK with a couple of years in the US.

In Mike’s current role as R&D Collaborations Portfolio Manager, he has accountabilities to maintain an overview of R&D External Collaborations and optimise the shape and return on investment for the portfolio.