Director of Operations - Mike Burningham Mike joined the RNRMC in December 2016 as Director of Operations having resigned from the Royal Navy after 28 years of service as a Logistics Officer. His varied career included service in nuclear submarines, destroyers and aircraft carriers as well as an operational tour to Afghanistan and overseas postings with the United States Navy and the Royal Navy of Oman. His final appointment saw him serving as the head of strategy for the Chief of Defence People within the Ministry of Defence as a Captain. Mike has been involved with the Royal Navy Rugby Union as Director of Marketing since 2013 and will continue to be a member of the Executive after retiring from the RN. This role, combined with his recent appointments, have provided a great insight into the operational requirements to run a successful and ambitious Service Charity.