Mike is a Charted Civil Engineer (FICE), a Chartered Geologist and a RoGEP Adviser. Director of Winter Associates his areas of expertise include landslides; engineering in glacial soils; soil compaction; soil acceptability for earth working; slope stability; soil slope strengthening; retaining systems; and the use of waste geomaterials and waste materials in geo-structures.
This work has been widely adopted in teaching and practice from his near-300 publications. He is a former QJEGH Chief Scientific Editor and led the organisation of the 2015 XVI ECSMGE. He is Visiting Industrial Professor of Engineering Geology & Geotechnics at the University of Portsmouth, and an Adjunct Professor in the UNESCO-Chair Programme on Geoenvironmental Disaster Reduction, at Shimane University, Matsue, Japan. Mike has worked in 35 countries on each of the world’s continents, with the major exception of Antarctica – in this respect, Mike remains open to offers.