For over 25 years Michael has used his own training and experience in drama to work with organisations and individuals to develop positive change.

Michael is much in demand running workshops on all aspects of communication skills including work on personal impact, presentation skills, conflict management, body language, communicating under pressure,  LAMDA exams and managing difficult conversations.

Although the work is based in drama his work is pragmatic and never theatrical or artificial.  He works to individuals strengths and looks to develop their own abilities.

His unique P.I.E. (Personal Impact and Effectiveness) and Managing Difficult Conversations workshops have been run internationally with many organsations to great success.

He has worked in many industries in both the private and public sector.  Clients have included Vodaphone, HMRC, Sony, CIPD, Dept of Education, Novo Nordisk, Astra Zenica, Shell, Barclays Bank, Eli Lili, Dept of Work and Pensions, Eversheds and most recently Brown Bag Films.

Michael is director of drama based training and development company DramaInSite

He is also co-director of leading learning and development consultancy organisation Oval Consulting. The company was established over 20 years ago and fuses Michael's drama background with co-director, Mary Pierson's work as a business psychologist.

Delegate feedback...

" Thanks for your valuable time and coaching, we always learn something new about ourselves with you" Senior Manager Clinical Process June 2020

"The learning about virtual meeting are timely and we really appreciated the guidance how better to perform and keep the audience attracted" Analyst Scientist Biopharmaceuticals June 2020

"It really left me engaged throughout! Michael brought valuable tools and insight for improvement and presented them in an excellent manner" 'Global Product Lead Aug 2017

"Very inspiring" Senior Marketing Manager Sept 2017

"Very good, creates a lot of trust in a safe environment giving useful practical tips" Global Medical Adviser Sept 2017

"the students loved the presentation skills session, and him, please come back next year" Course Head at Business Language School Aug 2018

"so much ground covered in a two hour session. I'm exhausted but thought the course was excellent. Will be recommending to my colleagues" Deputy Head Teacher Sept 2018

If you or your organisation is interested in any of Michael's training and consultation work or would like to discuss your

current training needs please contact