Mark Lake


Mark is an accomplished senior leader with 30+ years of expertise in the supported and social housing sector, driving forward many successful transformations. He has a proven track record in operational management, culture change and large-scale system change initiatives. He specialises in leading diverse teams, managing multimillion budgets, and providing interim leadership for registered providers as well as smaller specialist providers.

Highly skilled in facilitating successful culture change, navigating mergers, and implementing innovative service delivery models, he is able to ensure your staff are fully supported and that performance levels are maintained during periods of high-level change.

He can provide  consultancy services in housing strategies, performance management, health and safety compliance, and service reviews. In addition to consultancy, Mark is an accomplished coach providing professional personal development and career coaching at Director-level. He is a strategic leader committed to enhancing organizational effectiveness and achieving positive outcomes in every organisation he works for.

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