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Mark Porter

Partner, London

Mark Porter is a partner in Bain & Company's London office.

He is a leader in Bain's Chemicals practice globally and a member of the firm's Industrial Goods & Services sector. He also leads Bain's Performance Improvement practice in London.

Mark has more than 14 years of consulting experience, focused mainly in chemicals, energy and downstream industries. He has advised distributors of commodity and specialty chemicals, lubricants and petrochemicals on their most pressing opportunities and challenges. He specializes in strategy development and implementation, complexity and cost reduction, multi-year transformations, growth strategy and asset investment appraisals.

Mark also holds extensive expertise in M&A, including due diligence, post-merger integration and portfolio management. His clients include both corporations and private equity investors.

Prior to joining Bain, Mark worked with Imperial Chemical Industries as manufacturing manager in high-hazard commodity and specialty chemicals.

Mark received a Masters in Engineering from Imperial College with First Class Honours. He also has an MBA from IMD Switzerland, where he was a Dean's List scholar.

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