MBS Limited was established by Mark Wearden in 1995
as a focused and discrete consultancy
specialising in strategic and governance thinking
Mark Wearden

Mark delivers consultancy projects through MBS Governance a private strategy consultancy, which he has run for the past 22 years, following 12 years in International Banking as an analyst, and 8 years in Industry as a finance director. 

In addition to his client-focused consultancy, Mark is an experienced Non-Executive Director and an Audit Committee Advisor.  He undertakes director and board mentoring, a range of academic work, and delivers public workshops, seminars and lectures for professional bodies, together with ‘in-house’ programmes for client organisations. 

Mark is the strategy examiner and an assessor for ICSA final level exams, and a member of the judging panel for the ICSA annual reporting awards. He stepped down this year after two years as Chairman of the ACCA Global Forum on Governance, Risk and Performance.

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.  Mark specialises in strategic analysis and challenge, aligned with board and director evaluation.

Mark’s areas of interest are ‘governance thinking’, ‘risk and reporting’, ‘financial analysis’, ‘supply chain challenge’ and exploring the dichotomy that frequently exists between theory and practice.

Mark can be contacted at mark.wearden@btinternet.com