Deputy Chief Operating Officer,
Mark Castle is Chief Operating Officer of Mace and joined the company’s Group Board in January 2013. Mark originally joined Mace in 2004, tasked with creating and leading a fixed price contracting business focusing on major projects. Mace’s construction turnover in 2018 grew to £2 billion. Refocusing the business into a number of customer-facing sectors, with consistency of service and product delivery, has been central to driving that diversification. Mark’s role also encompasses strategic leadership on major construction projects, such as Emirates Air Line cable car, Tate Modern extension, Tottenham Hotspurs’ new stadium and Chelsea Barracks. Mark has worked at board level since 1993, having joined the construction industry in 1981 as a trainee with Mowlem. In 1998 he was appointed Managing Director for Construction in London for Wates, prior to becoming an Executive Director in 2001. Following this, he was Managing Director for Structure Tone Inc, a construction group based in the USA with interests in the UK, Ireland, Europe and Asia. Mark was previously Chairman of Build UK and is a Fellow of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors.