Mike Bennett is an experienced executive, international consultant and researcher who has worked at the highest level of government and public services. 

Mike was formerly Managing Director of SOLACE (the Society of Local Authority Chief Executives and Senior Managers), where, among other things, he led the Society’s policy, influencing and professional development activities.

Mike works extensively across public policy, management and government issues and has undertaken many contracts for international, national and local governments. Mike also provides advisory services to selected business partners, including Newton Europe.

An Honorary Fellow at St Andrews University School of Management, Mike is an experienced researcher whose work has won international awards and is published in a number of the world’s highest ranked journals of public management and public policy.