Mark has spent his career in the finance industry. He started in small business banking with NatWest before moving to accountancy and auditing. In 2003, Mark set up his own accountancy practice, TaxAssist Accountants, and quickly grew the business to 900 clients and 13 staff. He successfully sold the business in 2012. As well as being Treasurer, Mark works as a Business Advisor for the St Albans Enterprise Agency (STANTA) where he provides consultancy service to start ups and growing businesses and he holds Non-Executive Director roles for several small to medium-sized companies.