Mike has worked in the alcohol and drugs, mental health and criminal justice sectors for the last 38 years. He founded the Surrey Alcohol and Drug Advisory Service (now called Catalyst) which has been going for 25 years. He has commissioned alcohol, drug and forensic services. For the past 15 years he has been working as Senior Consultant with Alcohol Concern. In this role he has provided training and consultancy on many aspects of alcohol-related harm, including the Blue Light project which focuses on developing responses to high-impact, change-resistant drinkers.