Mark is a well-respected business leader, developer, advisor, entrepreneur and turnaround specialist with a passion for creating, growing or restoring great businesses that continually outstrip customers’ expectations and thereby produce outstanding long-term shareholder value.
He is known for his honesty, unflinching ethics, energetic and inspiring style, creative and strategic thinking, problem-solving and networking capabilities. He has a shrewd understanding of human behaviour and an uncanny knack for building and enabling high performing teams. Business leaders turn to him for incisive thinking on their own impact, their staff, customers, competitors and operations.
Mark has over 30 years’ business experience, including 25 years in sales and 23 years leading or advising companies in the UK, USA and continental Europe. His sectorial experience includes automotive retail, building materials, chemicals, electrical engineering, food & drink, ICT, logistics, nuclear, professional services and textiles/textile machinery.
Mark holds a Master’s Degree in Engineering Sciences from Cambridge University, an MBA with Distinction from Warwick Business School, and completed the executive education course “Achieving Outstanding Performance” at INSEAD. He is a qualified Lean Team Leader.
Mark loves team sports and is a lifelong supporter of Liverpool FC and the England cricket and rugby union teams. He is a keen golfer and hill walker, and enjoys traveling and entertaining friends with his wife and son, who is training to be a chef and hopefully one day a restaurant-owner.