Mark Johnson
Mark Johnson
Managing Director

Key Skills

  • Leadership and development of multi-disciplined teams
  • Strategy and Policy Development and Implementation
  • Investment Planning and Prioritisation
  • Implementing Organisational Change
  • Cross Sector Business Experience and Delivery
  • Programme and Project Management – Full life Cycle
  • Business Case Development and Appraisal  – Green Book


Qualifications & Education

  • BSc (Hons) Communications Technology from Salford University 1995-1998
  • MBA Lancaster University 2013-2015
  • CHPP Chartered Project Professional – Association of Project Management 2019
  • INSEAD Global Emerging Leaders Programme – BAE Systems 2017


Hobbies & Interests

  • Walking the in the fells – Round two of the Wainwrights ongoing!
  • Man United (I can see the eyes rolling now!)
  • Music – Getting to as many gigs as I can
  • Politics and current affairs
  • Wordle!
  • Food and Drink
  • Travel
  • Learning new things



Mark is Cumbria born and bred (although you could argue the boundary change of 1974 meant he was born Lancastrian!) He currently l ives in Skelsmergh, Kendal with Sharon (Chartered Accountant), son Noah (Concierge at The Samling), Woody the 2 year old Fox Red lab and Ollie the 15 year old cat! Mark has previously w orked in Manufacturing, Nuclear, Defence and Economic Development.


My Happy Place

Early morning hikes as the sun comes up with Sharon and Woody!