Mike is a versatile engineering and programme director, recognised at board level for leading, defining and delivering complex and technically demanding projects and major business change.
Currently, he leads a multi-disciplinary team in the delivery of a £1Bn, Capex and Opex, portfolio of cutting-edge equipment for a range of demanding and highly specialist users. Mike Purnell is a Head of Programmes in a large, multi-national technology company where his role is both programme management and engineering. Mike spent 31 years in the Army before taking up his current role in 2017.
His experience spans, change management, governance, planning and development, stakeholder management, business analysis and financial management, productivity and efficiency delivery.
He is also a trustee and Tower Captain of the bellringers at Holy Trinity, Stapleton. He is married with 2 grown up children and has lived in Bristol since 2009.