Mark has been a councillor on Brickhill Parish Council since it was set-up in May 2004, serving as Chair throughout this period. He had been a member of Brickhill Urban Community Council for a short period leading up to the setting up of Brickhill Parish. He has also been a Borough Councillor representing the Mallard Hill/Brickhill Drive area for eight years, while that area was in De Parys ward.
Mark has lived in Bedford for more than 30 years and works as an IT project manager. His personal interests include conservation, renewable energy and tackling fuel poverty. He served as a school governor for more than 20 years, most recently on Beauchamp Middle School’s governing body.