Mark Pate

Business Operations

Mark is a well-rounded individual who has a background in implementing change and leading large operational teams. 
He has extensive experience across a number of specialisms, spanning service & transition, commercial management, business operations, business development, programme delivery, business and people change. 
Mark is heavily focused on benefits, outcomes and delivering for both internal and external clients. 
Mark has over 17 years of experience leading large scale £20m+ PA public sector contracts and has also managed local government sales operations for a publicly listed telecommunications provider as Head of Business Strategy & Planning, a £400m PA service line. 
Mark has also led several large scale transformational IT programmes across a number of industry vertical markets, with proven success in all engagements. 
Mark now heads up SQA’s Business Assurance practice and internal business operations.