Having left Trent Polytechnic in 1984 with a BA Hons in Business Studies, Mark went on to qualify as a member of the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants in 1984 whilst with Cooper-Parry, Watson Sowter and Co in Derby ,moving to the Corporate Reconstruction and Insolvency Department of Price Waterhouse, East Midlands in 1989. There he became one of the first to qualify as a Licensed Insolvency Practitioner through professional examination and gained wide experience of investigations and receiverships through to 1995. Mark acted as Finance Director to a house building company through to early retirement in 2005.
Now retired to Portugal Mark is co-founder of the GPG Creditors Investors Committee and is heavily involved in managing a large group of investor victims and progressing out cause in a variety of different ways.
Clearly, many of the aims of the Transparency Task Force are pertinent to the current situation and Mark is keen to assist those caught up in this debacle as well as attempt to prevent such a matter recurring.