Mark graduated with a degree in Natural Sciences from Oxford University before going to Cambridge University to study for his PGCE. He is an educationalist, having taught at Sevenoaks School in Kent, Charterhouse School in Surrey and Highgate School in North London before becoming Head of Emanuel School in South London. He held this post for thirteen years, leading the school through a period of very successful development and making it one of the most popular schools in the capital. Mark has international experience, having created partnerships with schools in the USA and in China, and knows the benefits of being part of a group of schools through his work with the United Westminster Schools Foundation.
Mark is married to Rachael, who is Head of Leadership Consulting at Harvey Nash. Mark’s interests include wine, travel and Arsenal football club.