Mark was a main board director of Samworth Brothers which owns Callington-based Ginsters and Tamar Foods in South East Cornwall. He was Managing Director of Ginsters for 15 years, and has been with Samworth Brothers for almost 20 years. Mark is currently a Director of Rodda’s and Trustee of the Prince’s Countryside Fund and the children’s charity CHICKs which has centres in Cornwall, Devon and Derbyshire.
Before that he held a variety of roles with Northern Foods, including commercial and site Director of a number of their operating businesses.
He is a trustee of the Prince’s Countryside Fund, one of the Duke of Cornwall’s charities; a trustee of Chicks (Countryside Holidays for Inner City Kids) with centres in Cornwall and Devon, and was chair of governors at Callington Community College.
A passionate gig rower, he is a member of Caradon Gig Rowing Club and is a veteran of several Pilot World Gig Championships on the Isles of Scilly.