Mark was appointed Chief Executive of the New Zealand Local Government Funding Agency effective 1 August 2014.
His prior role was Treasurer at Auckland Council since establishment in November 2010. Formerly he has held senior trading and sales roles across derivative, interest rate and debt products at the National Bank of New Zealand and Westpac Institutional Bank and in the wealth management sector as Chief Investment Officer at Perpetual Capital and General Manager of AllianceBernstein New Zealand. Mark is currently the Chair of New Plymouth PIF Guardians, Chair of Waikato Tainui Group Investment Committee and a member of the Nominations Committee for Guardians of New Zealand Superannuation.
He holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Auckland University and is a CFA charter holder.