After qualifying as a Chartered Accountant, Mark moved into human resources (HR) over 25 years ago. In 1992, Mark completed his Master of Commerce degree in Human Resources (UNSW). In 1991, Mark was part of the establishment of the HR Consulting Division at BDO Chartered Accountants and Advisers. In 2002, Mark negotiated a management buyout of the division from BDO, becoming the Managing Director of Wentworth Human Resources.
As a result of an expansion in the range of client services and a recent re-branding initiative, he now heads up Wentworth Advantage and runs a team of human resources, industrial relations and work, health and safety specialists who provide quality, innovative solutions to a broad range of clients, in the private, public and not-for-profit sectors. Mark's specialisation is in advising organisations how to build capabilities of leadership, speed, learning, accountability and talent through leveraging human resources. Mark's strategic HR and commercial focus has enabled his clients to maximise their employees' effectiveness by discovering the specific strategic bottom-line impact of better quality people and human capital strategies.