Mike leads EBU Media’s Online & Mobile Development team. He works closely with senior media executives across Europe in areas including digital strategy, data-driven storytelling, innovation and social media. An experienced multimedia journalist, Mike has spent much of his career in public service media, including spells at the BBC and Swiss Radio International. In 2014, he was responsible for the first-ever televised debate from the European Parliament between all five candidates to be President of the European Commission. The show was shown live on 55 TV channels and 88 websites in 30 countries. As Head of News, Sport and Digital Media in the EBU’s Radio Department, he negotiated groundbreaking radio sport rights deals, provided news services at major world events and launched strategic initiatives.