Senior Lecturer and Postgraduate Programme Director, Cardiff Metropolitan University
Mark is responsible for undergraduate & postgraduate learning and teaching, action research projects and management consulting (including professional mentoring and executive coaching) in the field of sport leadership. Contexts include mainstream sport organisations (in particular strategic planning, corporate governance and people management) and elite sport environments (in particular high performance cultures, team captaincy and leadership groups). Mark currently sits on a number of advisory boards and works with a range of elite sport teams. Prior to academia Mark worked at a senior level in the public and commercial sectors across community sport development (including social inclusion and the health agenda) and leisure facility management (including tourism and economic regeneration).
Paralympian & Crossbench Peer
Chief Marketing Officer at Britvic Soft Drinks
Chairman, Palace for Life Foundation & Former Chairman, UK Athletics
Former Chairman of Arsenal and the Football Association
Assembly Member and Cabinet Secretary for Education, Welsh Government