Chief Executive, Leadership Centre
Mark has extensive leadership experience across education, local and national government. He has been a teacher and head teacher in a variety of special schools between 1985 and 2001.
Subsequently, in local government, he became a Director of Children’s Services (Solihull 2006-
09) and twice a Chief Executive (Solihull 2007-14 and Birmingham 2014-17). Following 15 months of consultancy work with KPMG and CollaborateCIC, in June 2018 Mark became Director General for Children, Young People, Education and Skills for the Government of Jersey.
In January 2022, Mark moved back to the UK to become chief executive of the Leadership Centre and to give more time to the Care Leaver Covenant whose advisory board he has chaired since its inception in 2018.