Mike was appointed the Chief Executive of the British Safety Council on 1 September 2015.
During the period 2012-2015, Mike was a co-founder of Global Navigation Solutions, the world’s leading provider of paper and digital navigation products and services to commercial shipping.
From 2006 to 2011, Mike held the post of Chief Executive of the United Kingdom Hydrographic Office, an Executive Agency and Trading Fund of the Ministry of Defence. There over five years, he substantially grew the business, increasing profits and making the organisation more competitive.
Before moving into the maritime services sector, Mike had a successful 15 years’ career in financial services, building HBOS’s European Financial Services business and sitting on the Boards of HBOS Europe & North America and the Clerical Medical Investment Group.
Mike Robinson has qualified as Chartered Accountant with Price Waterhouse and spent several years at the beginning of his career in audit and consultancy. His hobbies are: tennis, skiing and gaming.