Mark Robinson

University of St Andrews

Lean in Higher Education

Mark, Director of Lean at the University of St Andrew and Managing Director of St Andrews Lean Consulting, has considerable experience of the practical application of Lean in universities and other services.

He has delivered Lean training, facilitated Lean process improvement events, and advised on the establishment of Lean Teams at universities in e.g. Australia, France, Ghana, Ireland, Malaysia, New Zealand, Saudi Arabia, the UK, and the USA.

Mark has also worked with colleges in Canada, the UK, and the USA. Outside of the education sector, Mark has taken the University of St Andrews’ approach to Lean, which he co-developed, to the charity, government, law, retail and philanthropy sectors, both in the UK and internationally.

Mark, a founder member of the Lean HE peer organisation, regularly writes about and presents on Lean in higher education.