Earlier cv

Mark G Watts

Experienced Lean Six Sigma Professional with over 10 years as Master Black Belt and 5 years as Champion in the chemicals business. Solid previous experience as Supply Chain Manager and Business Planning Manager.

Earlier experience as Information Systems Manager and as a Nuclear Engineer


  • Lead and run Lean Six Sigma projects in many aspects of the business, especially related to Supply Chain.
  • Other areas of Business Process Improvement including process mapping.
  • Can teach Lean Six Sigma to groups of Green Belts

Recent projects / achievements

  • Assembled and led a team of 40 seasoned experts in Supply Chain and guided them through delivery of multiple projects leading to several tens of millions of inventory reduction as part of a working capital reduction drive necessitated by the financial crisis starting in 2008.
  • Ran a leveraged pool of Six Sigma (Master) Black Belts as a business within a business. The (M)BBs were assigned to businesses on a pay-as-you-go basis so that the leveraged pool operated without direct company funding.
  • Led a project to implement Sales and Operations Planning globally within a large business.
  • Taught over 20 Green belt classes

Areas of Specialization

Content Lean Six Sigma, Supply Chain
Industries Chemical, Nuclear
Management Processes Sales and Operations Planning

Materials Resource Planning

Business process Improvement


  • B.Sc. Physics, University of London, 1967
  • Ph.D. Theoretical Physics, University of London, 1972
  • M.B.A. Boston University, 1980
  • M.Sc. Mathematics, Open University, 2017
  • Certified Six Sigma Black Belt, Master Black Belt and Champion


EUR 1,500 per day

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