Michael Speakman graduated the from University of Sheffield in 1993. He completed Vocational Training during 1994 before becoming an associate dentist in 1995. Michael was an associate dentist for about five years before becoming a principle dentist until 2013. Michael currently works part time as an associate dentist. Michael has completed a postgraduate diploma in Clinical Education and holds a postgraduate certificate in Dental Law and Ethics. He is secretary of Barnsley Local Dental Committee and a member of the British Dental Association.