Steering Group Member
Current role: Director of Real Estate - Rushbond plc
Born and bred in Wakefield, Mark is a Chartered Town Planner and Chartered Surveyor. He was previously the Head of Planning of the Drivers Jonas’ Leeds office, before becoming a Director of Deloitte. His current work is focused on the planning and delivery of residential and commercial place-shaping projects throughout Yorkshire.
Through his work, Mark enjoys the challenge of encouraging communities to shape their own futures with a focus on celebrating local history through the re-purposing of important heritage assets, enriching the quality of our built environment.
Mark is inspired by the passion of people of Wakefield to work together and to harness the power of creativity to drive the future prosperity of the City and its communities.
Quirky fact: One of Mark’s first jobs was at WHSmith in The Ridings. He started out in Books but hoped for a transfer to Music.