Contact Mark Bailey


An accomplished senior business leader with significant strategic and commercial experience from a distinguished career of more than thirty years in the Aerospace, Power and Propulsion industries at FTSE 100 Company, Rolls Royce plc.

Forward thinking he has a record of leading large and diverse global teams and whose ability to coach and motivate individuals and teams is proven to foster highly productive working environments and transformative business results.  Originally from an engineering, manufacturing and customer service background he has led the commercialisation of state-of-the-art engineering and digital technologies creating innovative commercial models and transforming customer experience loyalty to ensure sustainable business growth. 

Areas of Expertise: strategic business growth; business transformation; process improvement; strategic negotiations; increasing growth capabilities; stakeholder management; coaching and mentoring; risk management; governance and compliance; disruptive technologies; board advisory services; customer experience.

Current activities

Mark has now successfully transferred his leadership skills and business experience into the Health Care and Education sectors as well as providing independent advisory services.  He has Non-Executive Board Director experience with a NHS Teaching Hospitals Foundation Trust, a Multi-School Academy Trust and is a member of the Strategic Marketing Advisory Board and Visiting Fellow at Cranfield School of Management.  

Mark has a deep understanding of the importance of authentic leadership in the development of people and with it the realisation of excellent business performance which places customers at the heart.  Within a board environment, Mark is adept at gaining consensus against the backdrop of a disparate group of voices.  He provides thoughtful, independent advice, constructive challenge and leads as appropriate, maintaining a strong focus on the needs of the customer.