Buying or selling a business in Cambridge & Norwich?
Mike is a seasoned business professional with 30 years experience in a very wide variety of businesses and a successful track record in selling and acquiring businesses on behalf of clients.
His first job was managing a Pick-Your-Own fruit farm and farm shop in the Waveney Valley before attending the University of Nottingham where he gained a BSc. Hons. Degree in Agriculture. After 5 years selling in the agricultural supply industry a career change in the late 1980’s saw him working for Philips Scientific in Cambridge.
For the next 10 years Mike worked in this rapidly changing high tech environment and developed extensive product marketing and project management skills in scientific and test instrumentation, software development and international marketing.
Elevated to board level in the late 1990’s he worked across the globe and was involved in a number of venture capital backed acquisition projects as well as setting up a joint venture in China.
As Managing Director of Datapaq Ltd, a Cambridge based high tech test and measurement company, Mike was instrumental in its multi million pound sale to Danaher Corporation of the U.S.A.
Mike’s roots are in East Anglia and after looking for further opportunities he joined The Business Partnership in 2011 where his skills and their backup have provided a first class service in helping both business owners and buyers achieve their goals.
Mike is very active in the local business community as a Board Member of Cambridgeshire Chamber of Commerce, Chairman of the Cambridge & South Cambs Chamber of Commerce and Chair of the Chamber Audit Committee.