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Mike Smith

Director - Sales and Marketing

Mike is a commercially oriented, pragmatic and enthusiastic business development leader and leadership coach with over 30 years’ big brand and SME experience. Drawn to work with clients to support them to achieve their learning, development and management goals so that their people can reach their full potential within the organisation.


Mike’s business and coaching career has developed in parallel. He has held a number of successful leadership and learning & development roles, managing high performing teams, working for brands including Xerox, Cable & Wireless, Nuffield Hospitals, Accenture, Royal Mail, Zurich Insurance, Gillespie’s and the NHS. Mike has worked at every level and in many sectors and understands the commercial, operational and strategic pressures on L&D and HR leaders as they seek to achieve their goals. This allows him to bring to the Utegra customer relationship a blend of expertise, empathy and pragmatism which helps transform their projects.


Mike’s approach is highly client focused, collaborating to co-create their ideal 360 degree feedback or performance management solution, that enriches their employees experience and helps individuals, teams and organisations to reach their goals.