Graduating from Oxford University in 1998, Mark worked firstly in various marketing and commercial roles at L’Oréal and then Cartier before finding his calling in the world of premium wines and spirits joining Moët Hennessy in 2004. There he held the position of Dom Pérignon Brand Manager in the UK for three successful years before being appointed to the Management Team of Moët Hennessy UK with a leadership role of the Spirits portfolio. From there he went on to assume the position of General Manager for Ireland before then being appointed Business Director USA across Single Malts.

In 2015 Mark moved on from LVMH, thrilled to be offered the role of Managing Director of the Wine division at Chapel Down. The English Wine revolution is gathering momentum as Chapel Down consolidates its position as market leader in this dynamic industry. The reputation of the company continues to grow with the launch of a range of Single Vineyard wines winning international acclaim. The congregation of fans is set to expand rapidly with the launch in the U.S.A. from the beginning of 2017