Mark gained his Bachelor of Arts (Honours) and Master of Chemical Engineering from Cambridge University. Then he served in the Royal Engineers where he gained experience in leadership, training, assessment and project management, working in the Falkland Islands, United Kingdom, Germany, Cyprus, Belize, Mexico, Brunei, Hong Kong, South Korea and Nepal. It was during his time in the Army that he first met Jeremy Tozer and he started working with Jeremy in 1999.
Mark retired as a Captain from the Army in 1993 after qualifying for the rank of Major. He worked for a short time in the City of London before coming to Australia on contract to work for Comalco as a Principal Adviser in human resources. He worked with numerous divisions in Rio Tinto Australia, improving the leadership and assessment/ recruitment systems within the wider organization.
Three years later Mark joined a leading global human resources consultancy as a Senior Consultant . While there, he worked with a wide range of Australian and international businesses from Australia’s most profitable company down to small organizations. He specialized in improving business performance by maximizing people performance in harmony with business strategy.
Mark works with global organizations worldwide in four key areas which help to support organizational progress and change:
Mark has been designing and implementing assessment and developmental assessment centres to enhance leadership and selection in USA, China, India, Hong Kong and Singapore, as well as Australia and New Zealand. Mark’s intellectual property shows a leading understanding of human intelligence and how human psychology impacts the work place.
Mark is a member of the Australian Human Resources Institute member and ‘Certified Professional’, and full member of the Australian Association of Psychological Type and Australian Society of Authors. He is married with two children and enjoys soccer. He has also won several medals in Open Black Belt Full Contact Taekwondo competitions, including the Gold Medal in the Victorian 1998 Open Full Contact Championships.