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Mark Stroyan

London, UK

Partner

Manchester Square Partners

Mark Stroyan

Biography

Mark Stroyan is Partner at Manchester Square Partners which is a discreet private partnership specialising in career management, leadership and succession. Mark acts as an independent adviser and objective sounding board whose purpose is to support leaders to be in control of their futures. Mark helps his clients better understand their leadership brand, and the qualities and characteristics key to their continued success both within their current organisations and beyond.

Prior to Manchester Square Partners, Mark spent 20 years at Spencer Stuart, a world leading executive search firm which helps build and enhance high performing boards and executive teams throughout the world. Mark served as the Firm's UK and European Managing Partner and ultimately as a Global Board Director.

A qualified solicitor, Mark spent the initial part of his career at Taylor Johnson Garrett (now known as Taylor Wessing), a full-service international law firm.

Outside of business, Mark serves as a Trustee for several charities including Dementia UK, John Lyon's Charity and Clervaux Trust. He also sits on the Board of Governors at Harrow School and was previously Chairman of Governors at Aysgarth Preparatory School.

Educated at the University of St Andrews, Mark graduated with a Masters degree, before qualifying as a Solicitor from The College of Law and later The London School of Mediation as an Accredited Mediator.

Mark Stroyan’s Background

Partner
2017 - Present
London, UK
Manchester Square Partners is a discreet private partnership that specialises in career management, succession and leadership. By navigating ambiguity around complex and sensitive agendas, their aim is to support leaders to be in control of their futures.
Partner
1997 - 2017
London, UK
Mark started at Spencer Stuart as an Associate leading to a Consultant, before being appointed Partner, UK Managing Partner, EMEA Regional Co-Managing Partner then Global Board Director. Spencer Stuart helps build and enhance high performing boards and executive teams through their portfolio of service and deep industry, functional and geographic expertise.
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Current Non-Executive Positions

Trustee
2019 - Present
London, UK
Dementia UK provides specialist dementia support for families through their Admiral Nurse service. Admiral Nurses are continually developed, trained and supported by Dementia UK.
Governor (Finance, Strategy and Nominations Committees)
2013 - Present
London, UK
Harrow School is a public boys school founded in 1572. It is located in a 300-acre estate in north-west London encompassing much of Harrow on the Hill.
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Previous Non-Executive Positions

Chairman of Governors & Governor
2002 - 2017
Bedale, UK
Aysgarth Preparatory School is one of the leading boys boarding Prep Schools in the country located in North Yorkshire.

Mark Stroyan’s Education

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Accredited Assessor
2018 - 2018
Accredited Mediator
2017 - 2018
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