Michael has established Stiff+Trevillion Architects 40 years ago. Today it is an AJ 100 practice based in Westminster and employing nearly 70 people. During his career he have taught at Sheffield, Westminster and Brighton Universities among others, and he is a regular critic and judge for architectural awards. He also paint and draw and have had numerous exhibitions of work and exhibited at the RA Summer exhibition many times. He is a Partron of the Royal Academy and also Chairman of the Architecture Club, their remit is to bring arts and architecture together for debate and conversation.