Sir Michael became Chief Executive of the Planning Inspectorate in March 2011. Before that, Mike’s career included planning, design and construction of major projects and other infrastructure in this country and abroad, working for the private and public sector. More recently, he has held a wide variety of central government appointments.
Chief Executive, Planning Inspectorate
The Chief Executive is personally responsible for the effective management of the Planning Inspectorate in accordance with the framework document (which describes the Inspectorate’s relationship with the Department of Communities and Local Government (DCLG)) and in accordance with the normal Civil Service rules on propriety and securing value for money.