Mark qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1994 and spent 5 years with KPMG in London, working in audit and transactional services. He then moved to Ceridian Corporation, a US listed company, in a Group Accounting role that involved reporting and internal control in payroll and outsourcing. More recently Mark has been involved with several start-ups, including one that was AIM-listed while he was Finance Director, and co-founded a UK-based ethical clothing company.

Mark is currently Finance Director of an owner managed telecoms company in Dorset and is active in local animal and children’s charities.