Mike commenced his valuation career in 1973 as a cadet plant and machinery valuer at Henry Butcher and Company London commercial industrial real estate agents, valuers and auctioneers. This experience has given Mike the practical valuation experience of a variety of valuation requirements and for numerous commercial and industrial operations.
In 1983, Mike joined Exeter Machine Tools Ltd as a specialist valuer of machinery and equipment that was outside the usual remit of instructions. During this time Mike was part of several large projects including the sale of equipment associated with watch making and automotive gauges.
Mike worked in New Zealand from 1986 being responsible for the South Island for plant and machinery valuations, those being undertaken for litigation, insurance reinstatement, financial reporting, loan security, taxation, and due diligence.
In 1994 Mike went to Australia where he was initially based in Victoria then New South Wales and finally Brisbane. While in Australia, Mike has undertaken assignments for major companies and government organisations and major overseas instructions have been carried out in Solomon Islands, Papua New Guinea, United States, Thailand and Europe.
Mike has been in the United Arab Emirates since 2013 and has carried out many different types of machinery and fixed assets valuations in varying industrial and commercial businesses.