He spent ten years as Head of Funding and Programme Development at North Yorkshire County Council before moving to Yorkshire Forward. Later in New Zealand Mark worked for NZ Trade and Enterprise on strategy and technology commercialisation, and then was CEO of a Chamber of Commerce before going into consultancy specialising in growth strategy and investment.
Mark is a Master Class Certified Business Model You® Pratitioner. He is also a Growth Coach and part time lecturer at Leeds Beckett University.
Currently Mark sits on several boards including L2, Renewal in Leeds, Knowledge Matrix Asia Pacific Limited in New Zealand, and is also a trustee of the Wellington Swim Trust.