Mark supports a wide range of organisations in Suffolk and has extensive experience of working across the public and private sectors including in industry, with local authorities, national and regional voluntary organisations, further and higher education, and in economic development with local enterprise partnerships. 

His current roles include being Patron of the Green Light Trust; Chair of governors at The Royal Hospital School; Chair, University of Suffolk; Trustee of the British Racing School in Newmarket; Chair of Trustees for the Diocese of Suffolk; and Non-Exec Chair of Cefas in Lowestoft. 

Mark is also responsible for promoting The Queen’s Awards for Enterprise to help bring well-deserved recognition for business excellence across the county. 

He is Deputy Lieutenant of Suffolk and is leading the team that is planning the Festival of Suffolk in 2022.