The EVMT ProgRess Limited Team


EVMT ProgRess Limited was set up by Mark and Heather Townley in November 2013. EVMT provides professional, independent guidance to large projects or change programmes across a wide spectrum of industries.


The EVMT team are still centred around Dr Mark Townley providing P3M services and Emma Townley responsible for business development and marketing activities. Planned expansion in 2019-20 has been significantly impacted and new staff and/or interns have not been taken on during the period.


This professional guidance is based upon over 30 years’ experience of successfully delivering complex projects in both the private and civil sectors. EVMT’s strengths lie in the depth of experience that Dr Townley can provide with particular emphasis upon the core competencies highlighted:


·        Project Management

·        Programme Management

·        Portfolio Management

·        Change Management

·        Earned –Value Management

·        Risk Management

·        Project/Programme/Portfolio Leadership.


Meet The Team


Dr Mark Townley FAPM, ChPP

Managing Director

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Dr Mark Townley is a Fellow of the Association of Project Management and a Chartered Project Professional (ChPP) and has over 30 years’ experience of managing complex project and programmes including:​

  • P3M Associate Consultant for Harmonic Ltd

  • Interim Programme Manager at Rolls-Royce​

  • Babcock Marine Independent Advisor

  • EDF HPC Project - Project Controls Consultancy

  • HS2 Ltd Interim Senior Project manager (Business Systems Integration)

  • BAE Systems Naval Ships Combat System Director

  • Crossrail Limited Senior Project Manager

  • Head of Systems Integration, IT and Business Systems for CLM (CH2MHILL) on behalf of the ODA for the Olympics 2012 build programme

  • Astrium Skynet 5 Infrastructure Programme Director 

  • UK Hydrographic Office Operations Director

  • BAE Systems T45 Destroyer Combat System Programme Director

  • Flagship Training Limited Operations Director

  • The Australian DoD Minehunter programme where Mark was the Combat System Integration Project Manager


Heather Townley

Company Director

After a very successful career in the NHS, Heather Townley has held several administration roles for various Hampshire-based companies and/or GP practices. Heather has also had experience of managing a document control system for GEC Marconi, Australia. Heather brings, therefore, a wealth of experience in office administration and is the Company Director.


Emma Townley MSc, CDMS-SMM
Company Secretary
Sales & Marketing Manager

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Emma Townley joined EVMT in 2016 to become the Sales and Marketing Manager lead for the Company. Emma has experience from a similar role with Harbour Lights Cinema, part of the Picturehouse chain, and is responsible for the company website and marketing plan.


After a year out, where Emma took on a role as Data Entry Assistant at italk - part of Solent Mind Charity - she returned to EVMT to her role as Sales and Marketing Manager as well as Company Secretary. 

As well as the general sales and marketing activities, Emma has been responsible for managing the Company’s school and university liaison; and previously the sponsorship of Adopt an Intern (AAI) studies. Emma is also responsible for ensuring that EVMT meets its commitment to the Association for Project Management (APM) values.

Emma completed and passed her marketing MSc at Solent University in 2019 and graduated in October 2021 (after it was postponed from 2020 due to the Coronavirus pandemic).


Whilst still providing work for EVMT behind the scenes, Emma is now the Social Media and Content Coordinator at Solent University and has become a Certified Digital Marketing Specialist in Social Media Marketing after completing her course with the Digital Marketing Institute. 

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