Mike is a former pupil of Robert Gordon’s College, Aberdeen and thereafter attended Aberdeen University obtaining a degree in Law in 1974. His professional work has been in private practice specialising in criminal court matters.
Mike is a member of Aberdeen Wanderers has also been a member of Aberdeenshire since 1971. At Aberdeenshire Mike served on the committee in many roles including secretary and president. After retiring as a player Mike refereed for seven years and served as secretary of his local referees society.
Mike was a committee member of the now defunct North District Rugby Union and remains a committee member of its successor, Caley North Forum and Caley Championship Committee.