Mike Clancy is deputy general secretary of Prospect.
He is a member of the senior management team for the union and has overall responsibility for members employed in the energy and defence sectors, as well being the policy lead for health and safety and legal services.
The union represents 122,000 members in the public and private sectors working as engineers, scientists, managers and specialists in areas as diverse as agriculture, defence, energy, environment, heritage, industry and transport. It is the largest union in the UK representing professional engineers. It has 34,000 members working for government departments, agencies and non-departmental public bodies.