Dr Mike Patterson
Dr Mike Patterson joined BGS as Chief Operating Officer on 1 April 2011. Mike comes with a variety of skills in business and operations at a senior level and at the same time understands the environmental sciences sector through his involvement with Golder Associates. After graduating from Nottingham University, Mike took a research post at Loughborough University and obtained a Ph.D. in environmental radiochemistry. He joined Golder Associates in 1994 as a consultant and after 6 years working with very bright, technically minded scientists and engineers on a variety of projects, he left to pursue a more aggressive sales role with Willis, the global insurance intermediary based in the City, working as an insurance broker and specialising in selling risk financing tools to both the private and public sector. Mike rejoined Golder Associates in 2003 as their first Commercial Manager, with a remit to increase sales capabilities across the company and specifically grow revenues. Over the following 7 years he held a variety of commercial and operations roles including Global sector leader for land development, Golders' third largest business with £60 million plus in revenues. He was also a UK Board Director with responsibility for the day-to-day running of a 350-man group of companies, including implementation of the business strategy, cost management, and improving business efficiency whilst maintaining profit and adding stakeholder value.
There are 8 programmes within the Operations directorate:
There are 4 programmes within the Resources and Operations directorate
And 3 other programmes: