Mark Deakin

MarkMark has worked within the property sector for over thirty years having trained as a chartered quantity surveyor and project manager.

He has sat on the cost management main board since early 2010 and is the Director responsible for the East Midlands. He also holds a regional role across the wider Midlands operating from a base in Nottingham. He has been a director of Turner & Townsend for twenty years.

Mark sits as a council member of Nottingham City Business Club, after a successful year as President in 2017/18.

Mark previously chaired the Property Forum for Sheffield City Region's Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) during his twelve years ryunnign the Sheffield office of Turner & Townsend. He takes an active role in leading on physical local development, regeneration and people development. Within the last few years, he has been involved with large scale developments including the revitalisation of a former coking works in Derbyshire which was dubbed one of the worst contaminated sites in Western Europe and some of the largest global projects for the likes of Rolls-Royce and Amazon.

Mark lives in a small hamlet, Summerley, on the edge of the Peak District near to Dronfield. He is married to Emma and seems to spend most of his 'spare time' ferrying his two daughters around dance competitions with the odd game of golf and cycling to keep fit. Each year Mark takes part in a challenge in support of local and national charities which involves endurance tests such as coast to coast cycling, kayaking around the UK's three largest lakes and cycling from London to Paris.