Mark has been fortunate to have had the opportunity to work in several different, interesting industry sectors in both the corporate world and in SME family businesses. As a very shy redheaded youngster the two jobs he could never imagine doing were a teacher or a salesman – Mark taught salespeople. Mark’s career started in business systems first paper, then computer with Kalamazoo which provided a unique experience to gain an in-depth understanding of how businesses work including 3 years overseas. Mark worked in senior positions for 3 of the major contract stationery companies before spending 10 years as a director of an outsourced specialist transport provider working with the NHS. Mark enjoys new challenges and likes meeting people – Mark has always enjoyed being versatile – in his sporting days he played in every position at football and rugby. Mark is a member of The Funky Choir.