Mike Slade is former Chairman of Helical, a UK-listed property development and investment company.
Mike is married with three children. He is well known for his enthusiasm for yachting and launched the 'Leopard', a 100-foot swing-keel ocean racer, in June 2007, in which he won the Rolex Fastnet Race. He is an enthusiastic supporter of the many sports enjoyed by his family, and is heavily involved in raising funds for charity.
Mike is also a Fellow of the College of Estate Management, Chairman of the Wellington College Campaign, a trustee of both Purley Park and Sherborne School Foundation and Vice Admiral of the Marie Rose Trust.