Mike Rowlands lives in Milton Keynes and cares for his daughter. He is also involved in a number of community activities including being governor of local schools in Milton Keynes.

The skills and experience that Mike brings to the Board of Trustees includes:

Years of experience working in the NHS as a Non Executive Director (NED) with the Milton Keynes Community NHS Trust serving on the Audit Committee and Remuneration Committee. As a NED he had a special interest in Learning Disability and Mental Health. In 2002 he was appointed Chair of the Hospital Board and remained with them until he retired at the end of April 2008. During that time the Board successfully achieved Foundation Status. As Chair of the Trust he also chaired the Remuneration Committee, the Audit Committee and once it became a Foundation Trust the Members Council. Mike is currently a Lay Board Member for Milton Keynes Clinical CCG.