Five questions with... Mike Marsh, Facilities Manager | The Roman Baths

Five questions with... Mike Marsh, Facilities Manager

We speak to Mike Marsh, our new Facilities Manager to find out more about him and his job.

6 September 2019

 

1. How did you get this job? Tell us more about your career path.

I have been working in Facilities Management at senior/director level for 20 years and in 5 different sectors (Local Authority is my 6th). I left school with very low level qualifications and started my working life as a cleaner - through undertaking further education courses and experience, progressed into more senior roles.

2. What inspires you?

People who take responsibility for themselves, and obtain personal achievements in (for them) difficult circumstances and environments.

3. Tell us something we wouldn’t know about you?

I played on The Bandstand stage at Glastonbury Festival in 2011 – it rained!

4. What event or exhibition are you excited about at the moment?

Although some time off, I am looking forward to the Toulouse Lautrec exhibition at Victoria Art Gallery next February.

5. Do you have any interesting hobbies?

I teach weekly Tai Chi, Qi Gong and mindfullness classes.

I am a Reiki (level 3) Practitioner and study various Buddhist and Daoist philosophies and techniques for holistic health.

I have qualified as an NLP therapist and am currently studying a professional coaching qualification.

I am a gigging musician, composer and lyricist.