B Com (Hons) CA (SA) CFA
Mark completed his auditing articles with KPMG Cape Town in 1995 and subsequently joined Liberty Asset Management (LIBAM) in February 1996 as an assistant portfolio manager
In 2002 when Stanlib was formed from the merger of LIBAM and SCMBAM, Mark became part of the research team covering major industrial companies.
Mark joined Avior Research in May 2008 as an industrial analyst (Diversified industrials, packaging and household goods) based in the Cape Town office from November 2008. At this stage he become actively involved in corporate governance. He also achieved recognition as an Industrial analyst in the Financial mail rankings.
Mark was actively involved in bespoke remuneration benchmarking analysis, assisting asset management clients with ESG policy frameworks, evaluating new management remuneration proposals and other client driven requests including BBBEE legislation. In December 2018 he left Avior to pursue consulting related work
In September 2020 Mark rejoined the IAS board having previously served from 2007 until May 2016 including time as Treasurer from 2008 till 2012.