Mike has gained over 40 years of experience in the meat trade, following his Grandfather and Father i the industry. Having started out in retail butcher shops he was the family’s (Baxter’s Butchers Ltd) youngest branch manager at 20 years old. He has worked for major retail giants Sainsbury’s and Asda and spent 14 years at the Meat & Livestock Commission before moving to Somerfield/Kwik as red meat buying manager and then EBLEX/AHDB in their trade and product development department.
Married with one son who is a PGA professional golfer. Mike’s hobbies include football (previous chairman of a semi professional football club), golf, travel and lifelong supporter of Chelsea FC.