Mike is a facilitator, serial optimist and opportunity maker. He has worked in corporate responsibility, community engagement and social enterprise since 1993. As Assistant Chief Executive at the Bristol Chamber of Commerce & Initiative, he brokered strategic regional plans bringing private, public and voluntary sectors together around practical projects. After directing the South West region for Business in the Community, he formed modoto ltd in 2003 to support change-makers and innovators with leadership challenges. In 2005 he founded the Association of Sustainability Practitioners and the Happy City Initiative in 2010. He currently directs all three organisations.