Michael Page spent 32 years in Thames Valley Police and ended his career in 2006, as Assistant Chief Constable. During this time, he specialised principally in uniformed operations, criminal investigation and public order management. Latterly, he was involved in the establishment of joint agency partnerships and the establishment of Crime and Disorder Reduction Partnerships.

He was a founding member of the Thames Valley Partnership and was heavily involved in the development of restorative justice under the direction of the then Chief Constable, Sir Charles Pollard. He was awarded the Queen's Police Medal in 2000. From 2006-2008, Michael was the Senior Police Consultant to Fujitsu UK. From 2008-2011, he was the facilitator for the 'Hydra' training input (devised by Dr Jonathan Crego) for the accreditation of 'Gold' Commanders dealing with Critical Incidents and 'Gold' and 'Silver' Commanders seeking accreditation in Advanced Public Order Command.

Between 2006-2011, Michael worked as part of the National Policing Improvement Agency with Peter Fahy, Chief Constable Greater Manchester Police (Course Director), the Police Reference Group ( a governing body comprising Reps from the Home Office, HMIC, APA and ACPO) and Peter Neyroud (NPIA Chief Executive). Michael was responsible with his colleague and course designer Dr Mark Kilgallon for the design and delivery of a 'gateway' course for those aspiring to be Chief Officers in UK Policing.