I am the Vice Chair and Co Founder of OneMedical Group. I have over the years Chaired the Boards of other businesses. I am an experienced business man, philanthropist and long time supporter of performing arts organisations particularly music.
For six years ( 2013-2019 ) I was Chairman of the Monteverdi Choir and Orchestras (the English Baroque Soloists and the Orchestre Revolutonnaire & Romantique ( MCO)). For twelve years (1998 to 2010) I was Chairman of Opera North and Chairman of Leeds Philharmonic Society (1991 – 1997 ).
I am currently Chair of the Capital Appeal for the Leeds Children’s Hospital. In 2017, I established the ‘Michael Beverley Innovation Fellowships ‘ at the University of Leeds to support and grow wider innovation .
I was the UK Regional and Senior Partner for Arthur Andersen retiring in August 2001 having played a role in developing and growing the partnership business.
I have also developed a number of businesses in health care and property. In 2010, I made the decision to reorganise those interests to focus on developing OneMedical Group with my daughter, Rachel.
From 2000-2006, I was a government-appointed member of the then Department of Trade & Industry’s Industrial Development Board ( IDAB ). The purpose of the Board was to advise government on major grant applications to develop UK industries.
In 2000, I was appointed a Deputy Lieutenant of West Yorkshire. I am a devoted life long Leeds United fan having served on the Board from 1988 – 1995. More of which another time!