Mark Sheard

Mark Sheard

Managing Director of TC2 UK

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Education

    • Open University
    • MBA with Strategy Distinction
    • University of Essex
    • Master of Science
    • Telecommunications and Information Systems
    • Manchester University
    • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering

Mark Sheard is Managing Director of TC2 UK, based in London and has a long-standing record of successful projects for public and private sector clients.  From over 30 years working in networking and information systems, Mark is intimately familiar with all the key elements of telecommunications and managed service procurement, and is adept at helping clients develop and execute successful transformation and sourcing strategies.  

Strategy into action typifies Mark’s approach.  The results are 6-, 7- or 8-figure annual savings on deals ranging from a few hundred thousand to hundreds of millions of dollars.  An exceptional negotiator, he extracts maximum benefit for the client through leveraging his technical and commercial insight, detailed commercial modeling and analysis, clarity and innovation in requirements development, and a constructive yet determined approach to finalizing a deal.  

Mark is a leader in mobile services, continually securing great client results in a fast changing and dynamic space.  Other areas where Mark possesses deep knowledge and experience include: MPLS and internet technologies; VoIP, SIP and internet telephony; and managed services.  Mark is frequently called upon for his expertise in complex multi-region or global deals. 

Mark has a Master of Science in Telecommunications and Information Systems, an MBA with Strategy Distinction, and Bachelor of Science in Electrical and Electronic Engineering.  Previously, Mark led the inter-networking team within Deloitte Consulting.  This team specialized in strategic sourcing of telecommunications and IT services.  Major engagements included: acting as the procurement lead for the £400 million London Congestion Charging project and as the program lead and primary negotiator for a 1700 site, £300 million networking outsource deal delivering £50+million savings with a full technology refresh. 

In other roles, Mark has been the program lead on a £250 million command and control rationalization project for the English Fire and Rescue Services, running a 165 strong team.  He was a board Director for a UK national installation services company, where he specialized in negotiating and establishing agreements for large scale implementation projects.  Originally, Mark had a successful career in the Royal Air Force (RAF).  Highlights included commanding 500 staff across 7 sites running the UK’s defense satellites operations, and also acting as the RAF’s telecommunications authority during a period of major outsourcing initiatives.

 

 

Biography

Mark Sheard is Managing Director of TC2 UK, based in London and has a long-standing record of successful projects for public and private sector clients.  From over 30 years working in networking and information systems, Mark is intimately familiar with all the key elements of telecommunications and managed service procurement, and is adept at helping clients develop and execute successful transformation and sourcing strategies.  

Strategy into action typifies Mark’s approach.  The results are 6-, 7- or 8-figure annual savings on deals ranging from a few hundred thousand to hundreds of millions of dollars.  An exceptional negotiator, he extracts maximum benefit for the client through leveraging his technical and commercial insight, detailed commercial modeling and analysis, clarity and innovation in requirements development, and a constructive yet determined approach to finalizing a deal.  

Mark is a leader in mobile services, continually securing great client results in a fast changing and dynamic space.  Other areas where Mark possesses deep knowledge and experience include: MPLS and internet technologies; VoIP, SIP and internet telephony; and managed services.  Mark is frequently called upon for his expertise in complex multi-region or global deals. 

Mark has a Master of Science in Telecommunications and Information Systems, an MBA with Strategy Distinction, and Bachelor of Science in Electrical and Electronic Engineering.  Previously, Mark led the inter-networking team within Deloitte Consulting.  This team specialized in strategic sourcing of telecommunications and IT services.  Major engagements included: acting as the procurement lead for the £400 million London Congestion Charging project and as the program lead and primary negotiator for a 1700 site, £300 million networking outsource deal delivering £50+million savings with a full technology refresh. 

In other roles, Mark has been the program lead on a £250 million command and control rationalization project for the English Fire and Rescue Services, running a 165 strong team.  He was a board Director for a UK national installation services company, where he specialized in negotiating and establishing agreements for large scale implementation projects.  Originally, Mark had a successful career in the Royal Air Force (RAF).  Highlights included commanding 500 staff across 7 sites running the UK’s defense satellites operations, and also acting as the RAF’s telecommunications authority during a period of major outsourcing initiatives.

 

 

Education

    • Open University
    • MBA with Strategy Distinction
    • University of Essex
    • Master of Science
    • Telecommunications and Information Systems
    • Manchester University
    • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering