Director of Safeguarding Services
Mike’s background is in policing and he was the Assistant Chief Constable with Dorset Police up until May 2012. He was responsible for the delivery of all operational policing across the county and was a senior ranking officer in crime investigation and public protection. Earlier in his career Mike was a trained Child Protection Investigation Officer and as the Head of CID he had overall responsibility for all child and adult safeguarding issues.
Throughout his varied career Mike led on a number of critical incidents and major crime investigations involving vulnerable children and adults. Mike was the chair of the Local Criminal Justice Board in Dorset and represented the police at the Local Children’s Safeguarding Board.
Mike is an experienced school governor having been the Chair of Governors at 2 schools in Dorset since 2008. He is currently the Chair of a small primary school in West Dorset. In his role as Chair of Governors he has overseen the rapid improvement of one school from ‘Requiring Improvement’ to ‘Outstanding’ in less than two years. He has also been called upon by the Salisbury Diocese Board of Education (SDBE) to provide on-going support and advice to school Governing Bodies as part of a self-improving governance group.
In his current role as Director of Safeguarding Services, Mike has responsibility for ensuring that safeguarding remains central to everything that we do at One Team Logic. Developing our own knowledge and expertise means that we are able to provide the very best support to customers.