Mike Chow

Vice Chair of Trustees

Prior to his appointment with the Education Learning Trust, Mike was a co-opted governor at Gatley Primary School for 3 1/2 years, of which he served as Chair of Governors for nearly 3 years.


Mike has been a Civil Servant for nearly 20 years and is currently the National Lead and Head of Profession for a team of investigators located in 11 offices across the UK. In this role, Mike regularly engages with senior managers from both the public and private sector. Mike seeks opportunities for staff engagement and is cognizant to the importance of such in creating a positive culture. He is passionate about staff development and proactively ensures equality of opportunity for all, including the creation of a bespoke sponsorship scheme for staff from under represented backgrounds. 


Outside of work, Mike is very a much a family man and he likes nothing better than to try to relax with his family, going on holiday as much as possible, walking the dog, swimming, cycling and reading.

Term of Appointment:

23 September 2020 - 22 September 2024

Appointed by:

Trust Board

Trustee area(s) of responsibility:


Declaration of Business and / or Financial interests:

Mike's wife is a teacher at Gatley Primary School