Mark joined iForce as CEO in October 2005. Having left university, Mark trained with Arthur Anderson & Co for 3 years, then joined the Virgin Group of companies in 1993 in a commercial role . During his 7 years with Virgin, Mark worked with the special effects facilities of the Group at a CEO level. He spent 4 years in Mexico City running Virgin’s new special effects subsidiary, before returning to London as Group Commercial Director for Virgin Digital Studios as well as running the group’s largest facility, Rushes Postproduction .
Following the sale of Virgin’s special effects facilities to Ascent Media in 2000, Mark ran the new owner’s Creative Services Division in Europe, comprising 12 companies and 400 staff. After 3 years at the helm, Mark decided to make the switch to a more entrepreneurial environment and ran Elixir Studios an independent a venture capital backed computer games developer for 2 years , before joining iForce.
During his career to date, Mark has a proven track record of successfully leading companies through periods of growth and transition.