Private equity specialist appointed Deputy Lieutenant of Lancashire

Mark Mills

Mark Mills has been appointed as a Deputy Lieutenant of Lancashire.

The role was announced by Lord Lieutenant of Lancashire, The Lord Shuttleworth.

Mr Mills of Little Plumpton, near Preston, is a non-executive investing chairman, entrepreneurial leader, benefactor and adviser to private equity houses and is currently involved with a number of private equity-funded companies and other private businesses as well as Violet Recruitment, a company concerned with the training and placement of female non-executive directors.

Married to Angela, he is also a keen supporter of local charities.

Lord Shuttleworth said: “I am so pleased that Mr Mills has agreed to become one of Lancashire’s Deputy Lieutenants and will be available to support me and assist with the many organisations and people with which the Lieutenancy works.”

Mr Mills will join the existing team of Deputies who help and support the Lord Lieutenant in his duties as Her Majesty The Queen’s representative in the county of Lancashire.