Mark has been a freelance consultant since 1997 and has extensive experience of a variety of public sector and voluntary sector services, but specialises in the fields of housing, care, support and criminal justice. In particular Mark has an in-depth understanding of housing-related support including the funding, regulatory and strategic frameworks within which it operates.
Mark is skilled at the manipulation and analysis of quantitative data and undertaking qualitative strategic reviews or service evaluations.
He has been working with Campbell Tickell since 2017. Projects have included establishing a housing-related support performance framework for a London Borough Council, a comprehensive project evaluation for a young people’s provider in the West Midlands, carrying out a rent review for national Registered Provider, and research into the use of temporary accommodation in Northern Ireland.
Before becoming a consultant he worked at Stonham Housing Association for 12 years across a range of housing management, development, policy development and financial analysis roles. He has also worked for Oxfordshire Probation Service as a housing specialist, developing a strategic response to the housing needs of offenders.
- Cost benefit analysis for homelessness prevention provider in Warwickshire;
- Feasibility study for social lettings agency in London for Crisis;
- Evaluation of Housing First service in Rotherham;
- Homelessness reviews in Doncaster and Middlesborough;
- Housing related support strategy review in Warwickshire;
- Feasibility study for implementation of Housing First programme in Liverpool City Region for Crisis.
Key areas of work:
Care and support/Needs Assessments/ Budgeting/ Service design interventions/ Homelessness and housing support strategies/ Funding of supported housing/ Performance frameworks/ Impact management/ Strategic and service evaluations