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, Samworth Brothers for almost 20 years and until recently was a Director of Roddas Clotted Cream. 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 currently an associate Non Executive Director of the Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust.
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.