Michael is responsible for the University’s academic portfolio, including the delivery and quality of programmes, teaching and learning and research. He is also responsible for students’ academic experience and achievement, as well as ensuring teaching and research staff are supported and developed to achieve excellent outcomes.
He was formerly Pro Vice-Chancellor (Teaching and Learning) at De Montfort University, Pro-Warden (Students and Learning Development) at Goldsmiths, University of London and the Head of Music. He is a Professor of Music Computing with interests in composition, artificial intelligence and music, improvisation and generative media. He is co-founder of the Live Algorithms for Music network.