Who We Are

Carney Green is a management consultancy operating across the UK from London and Birmingham. Founded in 2013, our business is based on energy, intelligence and client service. We deliver impact assessments and evaluations, Green Book-compiant business case provision/support, project and programme management expertise, research, and strategy development to a range of clients including central and local governments, mayoral combined authorities, universities, and a range of other organisations from the public, private and voluntary sectors. 

Carney Green is led by Mike Lane, a project management, impact evaluation and business case expert with 23 years consultancy experience. Whilst Mike is regularly supported by a variety of associate consultants (including with specific areas of expertise as required), his central role within the management and deliery of every project ensures we are able to maintain a consistent and high quality approach to all of our consutancy work. 


Our Team

Mike Lane

Mike is a project management expert with 23 years of consultancy experience overseeing a variety of large scale and high profile programmes and projects, primarily related to business improvement, economic development, social policy and change management. Mike is particularly experienced at undertaking assignments related to socio-economic impact assessment, evaluation, Green Book-compliant business cases and strategy development. He is also a PRINCE 2 accredited programme and project management expert.

His recent projects include developing a series of Green Book-compliant business cases for organisations including Avison Young, the Scottish Courts and Tribunals Service (SCTS), the Welsh Parliament, Surrey County Council, Kent Community Health NHS Foundation Trust and the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service (COPFS). Mike has also recently led a series of evaluations and impact assessments across wide-ranging projects encompassing themes such as innovation, business support, employability, mental health and net zero for a variety of universities, mayoral combined authorities and local authorities. Mike also recently provided support for Surrey County Council in its design and development of the new Surrey Growth Hib service.

Mike's programme management activities have included establishing and implementing PMO processes for the University of Strathclyde, managing a transition programme within Network Rail, and overseeing a multi-partner innovation programme.