Michael Turner: Chairman of Fuller, Smith and Turner PLC
In 1975 Michael qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Whinney Murray (now Ernst and Young), where he worked with a number of different businesses both in the UK and South Africa.
Michael joined Fuller, Smith & Turner PLC in 1978 and two years later he became Wine and Spirits Director running 65 off-licences and a wholesale wine and spirit business.
In 1985 he joined the Main Board and in 1988 he became Marketing Director of the Company. In 1992 Michael was appointed Managing Director of the group. In 2002 he attended the Harvard Business School before becoming Chief Executive later that year.
In 2007 he was appointed as Chairman of Fuller, Smith and Turner and he was Chairman of the BBPA (British Beer and Pub Association) from 2008-2010.