Mark has been Chief Executive Officer of Environmental Standards Scotland since June 2022.
Before joining Environmental Standards Scotland, he worked for Audit Scotland in a range of senior roles, latterly as an audit director. His responsibilities included leading work in the justice and environment sectors, on the implications of withdrawal from the European Union and on engagement with the Scottish Parliament.
He has previously worked for the Scottish Parliament, the Scottish Environment Protection Agency and the Natural Environment Research Council.
He has an undergraduate degree from the University of Cambridge, a Ph.D in geochemistry and climate change from the University of Bristol and an M.B.A. from the University of Edinburgh.