Mark Turner

Mark Turner


Medical Engineering Technologies

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Mark Turner is managing director of Medical Engineering Technologies (MET), a laboratory service which tests the safety and performance of medical devices.

Mark Turner is director of Medical Devices within the Medical Engineering Technologies (MET) and Wickham Micro partnership, a laboratory service which tests the safety and performance of medical devices.

Career Overview

Turner set up MET himself in 1997. For two years he lived of personal savings, his wife's income and earnings from driving a taxi in the evenings. 

Over two decades later, MET serves clients on every continent on earth, except for Antarctica. The company was acquired by Wickham micro in 2022.

To find out more about MET, please visit:

In June 2020, Turner appeared on a Leaders Council of Great Britain and Northern Ireland podcast, discussing the importance of leadership and the role it has played in his career to date.


Turner is an alumnus of Prifysgol Cymru and Aberystwyth University. He holds a BSC/MBA in Chemistry. 


Before establishing MET in the 1990s, Turner worked as a project manager for Smiths Medical, a company originating in Minneapolis, Minnesota, US, which is a leading global manufacturer of specialty medical devices that provides innovative and lifesaving solutions for the hospital, emergency, home and specialist environments.

Listen to Mark Turner's Leaders Council podcast.

In the News

MET acquired by Wickham Micro

News | Published June 22nd 2022, 8:34 am

Medical Engineering Technologies [MET] has been acquired by contract testing laboratory firm, Wickham Micro.Read more →

MET’s Moraru joins ISO 10993 committee

News | Published November 23rd 2021, 9:14 am

Luminita Moraru, analytical chemistry manager at Medical Engineering Technologies [MET] has been appointed to the technical team working on the chemical characterisation aspects of the biocompatibility standard ISO 10993-18.Read more →

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