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Mark Greenhouse - Levantar. York, , GB

Mark Greenhouse

Operations Management Mentor, Lean Manufacturing Consultant | Levantar


Applying Productivity and Lean Management techniques in Manufacturing, Legal, & Service companies.





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Mark has run a Productivity improvement training and consulting firm since 2005.
He is an Associate Lecturer at Leeds University Business School (LUBS). Where he delivers presentations on productivity and Lean Management for those students interested in Operations Management.

Gaining a Masters Degree in Manufacturing Engineering & Management in 1993, Mark has introduced Lean Management and Six Sigma techniques, to clients in many sectors (manufacturing, retail, finance, banking, service), helping them to identify opportunities, solve their unique problems & start continuous improvement.

Recently Mark has moved his consulting company Levantar to address the application of Lean Management & Lean Office techniques in Law Firms. He's presented several one day workshops and run process improvement programmes for law firms of varying sizes. He's also written several articles on Lean in Legal.

Mark appears in the “Business Advantage” DVD & Workbook published by Cambridge University Press, with content on Lean Management.

Mark hails from Liverpool, though these days calls York home. He's married with 3 boys all under 5 and in his little spare time follows Everton and horse racing.

Industry Expertise (11)


Mechanical/Industrial Engineering

Electrical/Electronic Manufacturing

Management Consulting

Food Production


Logistics and Supply Chain


Renewables and Environmental

Legal Services

Direct Marketing

Areas of Expertise (12)

Lean Manufacturing Training UK

Lean Manufacturing Consulting UK

Manufacturing Consulting UK

Business Process Improvement

Productivity Improvement

Lean Legal

Lean Marketing

Continuous Improvement

Direct Marketing

Lean Management & Enterprise

Lean Manufacturing

Productivity and Employee Engagement

Education (3)

Nottingham Trent University: Masters (Distn) Manufacturing Systems Engineering & Management 1993

Mark provided a thesis on "Core Problem Identification Techniques in (Manufacturing) Systems"

Nottingham Trent University: BEng (Hons) Manufacturing Engineering 1993

The Institute of Direct Marketing: Diploma in Interactive & Direct Marketing 2004

Affiliations (3)

  • Institute of Direct Marketing
  • Chartered Institute of Management
  • Institute of Engineering Technology

Event Appearances (3)

Continuous Improvement in a Law Firm

Yorkshire Law Society - CPD Event   York


Improvements in a Law Firm

GLE Improvement Seminar  Leeds


Customer Segmentation & Value

Marketing Strategy 2005  London


Sample Talks (3)

Introduction to Lean in Legal Firms

How legal firms can use the improvement tools and techniques devised in LEan companies to bring about continuous improvement. Mark touches on which techniques are the most important. What effect Lean has on Lock Up (WIP) and what are the financial implications of Lean on a Law firm.

Enterprise Lean - from the Shopfloor to Water Cooler

How can Lean Management can be applied and deliver results in departments across the organisation.

Lean Management in Marketing

How marketing firms and departments can use the improvement tools and techniques devised in LEan companies to bring about continuous improvement. Mark touches on which techniques are the most important. What effect Lean has on Customer Loyalty, Return on Investment, Time to Market. He also discusses what are the financial implications of Lean thinking in marketing strategy terms.



  • Keynote
  • Panelist
  • Workshop Leader
  • Author Appearance


500 to 1500 *Will consider certain engagements for no fee

Courses (1)

Lean Manufacturing Training Course UK

Lean Manufacturing Training Course designed around your business needs. Yes we cover 5S, Value Stream Mapping, Fishbone Diagrams etc BUT We also get you finding and removing the bottlenecks first, get the work moving.

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Articles (1)

Making Your Digitalisation Project Succeed

The Moller Institute Inspire Magazine

Mark Greenhouse Lean Manufacturing Consultant


According to Forbes, digitalisation projects fail to deliver 84% of the time. Mark Greenhouse, a Contributor on programmes at The Møller Institute, explores what is required of your leadership to ensure that this does not happen to you. Digitise. Automation. Digitalisation, these words are used interchangeably but they each have distinct meanings and implications. How do the leadership skills your organisations need in 2020 and beyond allow you to leverage them to create value?

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