Mike graduated from the University of Bath with a B.Sc. in Electrical and Electronic Engineering after a highly successful undergraduate apprenticeship with Smiths Industries. After ten years in a range of innovative aerospace software projects, he branched out to provide IT services for analysis and database services, including E-Commerce and payment solutions. This was followed by third party web site development from template to rollout, including custom written software for database backend technical development. He specialises in providing integrated hardware and software solutions for specialist applications, including a low-cost aircraft simulator/demonstrator, with the latest delivery being to commission a thermal chamber for avionics testing and certification.