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|Born||17 September 1953|
Margate, Kent, England, UK
|Alma mater||University of Leicester|
|Notable works||Love, Love Me Do, Imagine|
Mark Haysom CBE (born 1953) is a British author and former management executive.
Early life and education
Management executive career
Haysom trained as a journalist and edited weekly newspapers in the north of England. He worked in a variety of management roles at Reed International, Thomson Regional Newspapers and Trinity Mirror.
In 2003 Haysom was appointed as Chief Executive of the Learning and Skills Council (LSC). In 2005 he was awarded an Honorary Doctorate from Leicester University for his contribution to business. In 2008 he was appointed a CBE for services to education and training. He resigned from the LSC in March 2009 following the suspension and crisis surrounding the LSC's "Building Colleges for the Future programme.
Charity trustee roles
Mark Haysom joined the Board of HMRC as a Non-executive director in 2005. In 2009 he became a trustee of the St Giles Trust. He became Chair of Phoenix Futures, a leading drug and alcohol addiction charity, in 2010. In the same year he joined the Boards of Affinity Sutton, one of the UK's largest housing associations and Action Aid UK.
Haysom is an author of several short stories and novels including "Love, Love Me Do" (2014) and "Imagine" (2015).
- Mark Haysom Website
- Honorary Degree Oration
- CBE announcement
- Resignation statement
- Epolitix interview
- Times Higher article
- Association of Colleges speech
- Who Cleans Up In Schools?
- HMRC Board profile
- Mark Haysom's appearance before IUS Select Committee
- They took a bullet for the boss
- St Giles Trust
- Irish Independent
- "University of Leicester Graduate is New Head of Learning and Skills Council". University of Leicester. October 2003. Retrieved 25 October 2018.
- "Mark Haysom: Intolerance works for the man with skills in his hands". The Independent. 24 October 2004. Retrieved 25 October 2018.
- Kingston, Peter (23 March 2009). "Colleges head quits over botched building programme". The Guardian. Retrieved 25 October 2018.
- "College funding fiasco boss quits". BBC News. 23 March 2009. Retrieved 25 October 2018.
- "Mark Haysom publications". Little, Brown. Retrieved 25 October 2018.