Mark started his career in France working for the French Automotive systems supplier Valeo.
Starting in production management he went on to establish one of the very first Lean Academies in Europe. Founded in 1995, the Academy is called the Ecole 5 Axes, and still thrives to this day. After running a UK Division of Valeo as Managing Director he became Group Management Development Director.
He contributes strategic advice to a number of external advisory boards, including the Management Consultancies Association, Cardiff University’s Logistics and Operations Management Faculty and the University of Leicester’s School of Business.