Mark Wearden MSc FCCA FCIS
Mark works with Lincoln Business School as a Senior Lecturer in Corporate Finance and Corporate Governance. Alongside this Mark runs MBS Governance, a private strategy consultancy that he formed 21 years ago, following 12 years in Merchant Banking as an analyst, and 8 years in Industry as a finance director.
In addition to his consultancy and university work, Mark delivers public workshops, seminars and lectures for professional bodies, and ‘in-house’ programmes for other organisations.
Throughout his career, Mark has worked extensively with directors and senior managers from a wide range of different type and size of organisation, from FTSE 100 down and back again, giving him a challenging insight into the minds of the directors of corporate Britain. In addition to his other work, Mark has run Board and Director evaluations, in line with the expectations of the UK Code. Mark currently holds two NED positions within private companies.
Mark is Chairman of the ACCA Global Forum for Governance, Risk and Performance; an external exam assessor for ICSA and a judge for the ICSA annual reporting awards.
Mark’s areas of interest are ‘governance thinking’, ‘risk’ and ‘supply chain challenge’; in particular exploring the dichotomy that frequently exists between theory and practice.
Corporate Finance and Corporate Governance
— Fellow and Chairman of Global Governance and Risk Forum