Mark is married with 3 children, he grew up in Queen's Park and attended Winton School. Mark runs his own business and on BCP Council was the Portfolio holder for Environment & Place. He is currently trying to get funding to revamp Cyril Park the smallest of our parks. He runs the picnic in the park and helped setup the local neighbourhood forum. Mark is passionate about protecting the environment and costal protection and has been instrumental in a large number of the council's green initiatives including, the parks foundation and the green hearts parks, he has organised undergrowth clearance in Queen’s Park, Strouden Woods and Copsewood and the current groyne replacement scheme.