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Mark Swan

Mark is a ‘hands-on’, versatile management consultant, ex-Big 4, with 25+ years’ experience of working with the senior management of a wide range of public sector, and commercial and industrial organizations. Initially in operational management.

Location:

United Kingdom

Qualifications:

BSC, MBA, C Eng, FRSA

Disciplines:

Training & Development...Show More

Industry Sectors:

Chemicals, Consumer Products...Show More

Practice Groups:

Business Transformation, Risk & Compliance, Project & Programme Management

Languages:

English, German, French.

Case Studies

A Gas Company

Client Contact:

CEO

 

Location:

United Kingdom

Industry Sector:

Energy & Utilities

Discipline:

Project & Programme Management


The Challenge:

In the UK, British Gas was obliged to give up its monopoly supply of new gas connection business, emergency maintenance of gas leaks, as well... read more

The Solution

After a competitive tendering process, the gas utility company engaged a well-known, Indian systems integrator and our Synatus Partner as their Programme Manager to oversee... read more

The Results:

Although our consultant's input was confined to initial programme start up, planning, organising teams, building of governance arrangements, as well as managing the phase to... read more

Texas Utilities, Dallas

Client Contact:

Project Director, New Markets

 

Location:

United States

Industry Sector:

Energy & Utilities

Discipline:

Project & Programme Management


The Challenge:

The state of Texas had passed new legislation to introduce free market competition in electricity supply. This required the unbundling of the main electric companies... read more

The Solution

TXU decided to take a lead in market discussions and hire a specialist group of consultants from the UK, including our Synatus Partner. They built... read more

The Results:

Within 3 years, the entire state had migrated to the new trading arrangements, and the states 18m subscribers were enjoying up to 10% price reductions,... read more


Career History

Baluji Music Foundation

Position Held:

Consultant

Dates:

2016 - 2017

Business Type:

Entertainment

Industry Sector:

Media & Entertainment

Overview:

I developed a 5 year business plan for this small charity. It required detailed discussions with the CEO and comments from the Trustees.

 

 

Groundswell

Position Held:

Project Advisor

Dates:

2014 - 2014

Business Type:

Charity for the homeless

Industry Sector:

Not For Profit

Overview:

Mark was asked to develop and deliver a tailor-made training course to help improve the skill level of the charity's executive team. The subject matter covered all aspects of best practice in project management techniques. He also helped the team develop planning templates, enabling more consistent and complete plans for the future.

 

 

Disclosure and Barring Service

Position Held:

Programme Test Manager

Dates:

2013 - 2014

Business Type:

CRB Checking

Industry Sector:

Not For Profit

Overview:

Mark assisted Tata Consultancy Services to deliver to its client, the Disclosure & Barring Service based in Liverpool, a new web-based administrative system enabling greater accuracy, better matching of candidates to police databases and one-time candidate applications. Mark's role involved developing and agreeing Test Strategies and Plans.

 

 

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