After graduating from Sheffield Hallam University Mark worked in industry for a short while before joining Barclays in 1986.
Mark is Managing Director - National Head of Agriculture for Barclays Bank where he leads a team of 200 colleagues within the UK focused entirely on Farming, Landed Estates, Agri-Tech and Energy & Environment.
Mark spent 3 months on a secondment in India, where he worked with a charity (VSO) focused on enterprise based development.
Mark is an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Bankers, a Fellow of the Institute of Sales Marketing and Management, a member of the Lincolnshire Agricultural Society, a member of The Farmers Club, a Council Member with the Institute of Agricultural Management, Chair of Trustees for The Farming Community Network and an External Advisor with N8 – Agri-Tech an interdisciplinary research programme a Member of the Ceres Investment Committee (University of Cambridge) and a Mentor for the Lord Henry Plumb Foundation.
IAgrM Council Member