About Us

Brian and Mark are co-founders and Directors of BLMS Consulting Ltd.  The group of  interim managers they can connect you to share their passion, knowledge and experience. 

Brian Lancaster

Brian is an experienced manager with strong analytical and facilitation skills. After 13 years at IBM he joined HSBC and led large technical departments responsible for delivering mission-critical banking systems. He also led a team carrying out IT resilience reviews in Asia, Europe, and Latin America. His career has given him exposure to a broad mix of cultures, technology, and IT service management processes.

Mark Slocombe

Mark is an extremely adaptable people manager with 25 years’ experience in IT. He has held roles in IT Development and Operations inside HSBC. He has a strong grasp of IT finances, having managed budgets in excess of £250 million. He has led the implementation of a people strategy for 8500 people in 20 countries and has driven the definition and delivery of technology strategy for Windows servers.


Brian and Mark established BLMS in 2016 with the aim of helping businesses benefit from their extensive management experience. They are always flexible, take a keen interest in helping individuals develop, and have a passion for keeping things simple.