Mark Bowman is the Chief Executive of Inspira. He has been a Director of the Company since 2003 and was appointed Chief Executive in 2009.

Since being appointed as Chief Executive, Mark has led successful tenders for work in both the public and private sector. As Chief Executive, Mark is passionate about ensuring that all young people and adults in Cumbria, and particularly those in greatest need, are aware of the provision offered through Inspira and encouraging their use of this provision.

He has developed the long-term strategy of the Company to promote the service effectively in the wider community, including clients, partners and staff.

After graduating from the University of Northumbria in 1995, Mark has continued with his professional development and in 2005 completed the Diploma in Company Direction and was awarded Chartered Director status in 2006.

Mark has twice been a finalist in the Institute of Directors, Young Director of the Year (North West).