Mark graduated from the University of Essex with a Masters degree in Economics. After working at the Royal National Pension Fund for Nurses for three years, he joined Barnett Waddingham in 2001. He has worked in a variety of different fields including trustee advice, corporate advice and group risk. Mark began to specialise on buyouts and buy-ins in 2007.
Mark attends England football team matches both home and away and is also a supporter of Bolton Wanderers. He plays the Dutch sport of korfball and was the treasurer of the London Korfball Association for eight years.