Mark has a degree in Modern History from Oxford University and an MBA from Edinburgh Business School. Before training to be a teacher, Mark worked for seven years in marketing and operations in the UK service sector, and for eight years as an international management consultant specialising in strategy and change for companies and sports organisations. Prior to becoming Headmaster of Dunottar, Mark was Deputy Head Academic at Dean Close School and Group Marketing Director for Dean Close Foundation. Besides his love of teaching Business and Economics, he has been a Head of Department, a Boarding Housemaster and a Head of Rugby. Mark is married to Romey and they have two children. In his spare time he enjoys travelling, a range of sports, riding his road bike around Surrey and playing chess.