|Portrayed by||Russell Floyd|
|First Appearance||15 February 1996|
|Last Appearance||19 October 1999|
His ex-wife Susan was suffering from multiple sclerosis and Michael ended up caring for her. Eventually he and Susan got back together and seemed happy until the arrival of Lisa Shaw who was also a Market Inspector. He and Lisa became attracted to each other and had an affair behind Susan's back. Michael ended the affair and decided to leave Walford with Susan and start a new life in Leeds, with Susan unaware of the affair.
He returned occasionally in 1999 when his son Matthew was wrongly imprisoned for the murde of Saskia Duncan. The real culprit was Steve Owen and Michael became one of his enemies for framing his son. Michael's last appearance was in October 1999.