Peter Harvey MBE has stepped down as MSAGB’s National Chairman.

Peter, a very popular figure in the ADI world, has served the position for 28years. However, he is not retiring completely, and will continue in the role of Vice Chairman.

Mike Yeomans replaces Peter as National Chairman of MSAGB.

Experience and endeavour

Mike has been in a driver training environment for most of his life. Attaining teaching and psychology qualifications, he has also completed Fleet Management CPC.  He is a Train the Trainer in several subjects including Passenger Transportation, Freight Haulage, Eco driving and Electric Vehicles.

He has served with the Royal Air Force Training Branch, rising to the rank of Squadron Leader. Mike was awarded the Lord Lieutenant Certification from the Crown for his training achievements. This includes support of youth in the community.

A director of Training UK Development, Mike also serves as their ‘Safe Driver Manager’.  He has developed a driver permit system for the local authorities and delivers in-house and external training for them covering assessments in all types of vehicles, as well as classroom delivery of Driver Health and Safety, Assisting School academies with minibus training and driver records and is an adviser on Road Risk Management Policy.

Full-time dedication

Mike is also an Honorary President of IAM Roadsmart Hull and East Riding Advanced Motorists, as well as an executive board member of Institute for Master Tutors of Driving.



If that wasn’t enough, Mike also has memberships to several ADI National Associations. These have enabled him to give support to many driving instructors and road safety practitioners, as a mentor and trainer both locally and nationally.

Carrying on the great work

“It is a privilege to have been elected by the board to take on the role of National Chairman for MSA GB,” says Mike.  Peter will be a hard act to follow. But with Peter’s guidance and support the transition will be a seamless Transition.”

Mike is looking forward to the role and continuing his direct involvement with ADIs and road safety practitioners throughout the industry and beyond.

Difficult boots to fill

He praises Peter Harvey’s “incredible contribution” to the Association and the driver trainer industry.

In an ever changing “political and economic climate, including the devastation caused by the pandemic,” Peter has been a stalwart leader in the driver training industry, providing support and advice. “For that we will always be truly grateful.”

“A very approachable and knowledgeable individual, Peter is known for always going above and beyond, and for making time for individual instructors, to assist them in any way he can.”

Peter joined BSM as a trainee instructor and became a fully-fledged ADI in 1978, joined the MSA in the same year.

Read the full announcement here.