Mike is into his second term as President of the New Zealand Olympic Committee. Acknoweldged for his strong leadership of a unified New Zealand Olympic Committee since 5 May 2009, Mike was re-elected unopposed at the New Zealand Olympic Committee General Assembly on 8 May 2013.

Mike has had a long association with the Olympic Movement in New Zealand as first a competitor in rowing and then as the Chief Executive of Rowing New Zealand.

Mike was a member of the eight that finished 4th at the 1984 Olympic Games in Los Angeles. He is also the proud winner of two world championship gold medals in 1982 and 1983. He was inducted into the Sports Hall of Fame in 1995. Mike is now Chief Executive of the Millennium Institute in Auckland.

Mike was first appointed to the Board at the General Assembly on May 15, 2003