Dr. Mike Homfray has a PhD in sociology from the University of Liverpool, and has worked as a sessional associate lecturer at a range of higher educational institutions.
He has been involved in equality and diversity issues and is currently chair of the Sefton Equalities Partnership and a trustee at Sefton CVS. Co-chair of Sefton Embrace, the LGB network in the borough, he takes an active interest in the voluntary and community sector.
He was a Governor at South Sefton College for 3 years before the merger with Hugh Baird College. He is a member of the Bootle Constituency Labour party and is its political education officer.