Michael brings unparalleled industry experience to Livingstone as Industry Adviser for Human Capital, part of the firm's Business Services sector team. With over 20 years at the top end of the executive search arena, Michael has held a series of CEO in highly competitive, multinational, professional services environments. He has advised numerous clients on a myriad of critical corporate issues including succession planning, senior appointments and M&A. Since retiring as CEO of TMP Worldwide, he has built up a portfolio of non-executive directorships and consultancies. Michael is chairman of the European Study Group, the leading organisation interfacing between Brussels and Whitehall and major UK employers in the area of employment legislation and work place practise.