Mark Turner

Joint Managing Partner

Central Government

Mark has national lead responsibility for GatenbySanderson’s Central Government, Regulation and Not-for-Profit practices and is also the Chair of the specialist Board Practice, which appoints Chairs and NEDs to some of the highest profile boards in public service. With nearly 25 years’ experience in executive search, Mark has advised on the appointment to many of the biggest roles in Government, including Permanent Secretaries, Directors General, Chief Executives and numerous top team restructures and start-ups. He has long standing relationships with most Government Departments and has led the launch of new practice areas in the charity and regulation sectors. He has also developed a strong reputation for securing senior private sector candidates for executive and non-executive roles in public service.

Mark has co-authored several research pieces on good governance and continues to advise his clients on board effectiveness.