Michael Kill is CEO of the Night Time Industries Association, which was founded in 2015 to be a voice for the sector to increase awareness and understanding of its contribution and benefits. The NTIA seeks to influence the decisions of policymakers and ensure that the night time economy continues to flourish, supporting regeneration, creating jobs and enhancing the UK’s international reputation. The NTIA publishes research, which has been especially important during the pandemic to demonstrate the effect of restrictions on industry members. Throughout the pandemic, Kill has pushed for recognition and stability for the night time economy, challenging government policy and lobbying for long-term reform while simultaneously supporting businesses. Kill has decades of experience working within both private and public sectors including at Luminar Leisure, The Drinks Group and the University of East Anglia, positioning him as a qualified mediator between stakeholders, authorities and communities.