Michael Mail MA LLB

Michael Mail studied law at Strathclyde University in Glasgow followed by Jewish Studies at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Brandeis University in Boston.

He has had a 30 year career in the charity sector with senior roles in several leading UK-based charities.

Michael sits on the Board of the ICOMOS (International Council of Monuments and Sites) International Scientific Committee on Places of Religion and Ritual, the Executive Committee of ICOMOS-UK, the Governance and Conference Committees of Brussels-based Future for Religious Heritage, and was Vice-Chair of Jewish Heritage UK.

Michael assists the European Association for the Promotion of Jewish Culture on its cultural routes programme under the Council of Europe, is a Trustee of the Garnethill Synagogue Preservation Trust, a member of the Advisory Board of the Institute for Polish-Jewish Studies, and sits on the Editorial Committee of Jewish Renaissance magazine.

Michael is also an award-winning author with three published novels, and he devised and produced a contemporary photography exhibition entitled 'Scots Jews: Identity, Belonging and the Future', which is currently touring.

Michael is the Founder of the Foundation for Jewish Heritage.