Born in England in December 1964, Mark studied Electrical and Electronic Engineering at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne where he was awarded the RW Mann Scholarship. He worked in the consumer packaging industry for Metal Box Plc., before joining Nissan in 1991.

Mark held various positions in Production, Quality, Engineering and Production Control at Nissan Sunderland Plant before being appointed Vice President, Supply Chain Management and Purchasing Nissan Europe in 2007. Mark became the first leader of Alliance Logistics Europe in 2009. Following four years in the aerospace industry as Director of Planning and Production Control for Rolls Royce Group, he re-joined the automotive industry as Vice President, Renault Group Supply Chain and became Alliance Global Vice President Supply Chain Management in April 2014.

Mark was appointed Alliance Senior Vice President, Industrial Strategy and Supply Chain Management in April 2018. He is a member of the Renault Management Committee. Mark sits on the Supply Chain Executive Advisory Boards of both Academic and Industry Organisations.