Chair of the UK5G Manufacturing Working Group
Mark started his career in the food industry at Cadbury Schweppes and Kraft Foods, but quickly moved into technology with positions at BT, T-Mobile and as Commercial Director for O2, where he was part of the board team who brought the brand to market leadership. Alongside his Executive Director roles, Mark held Non Executive roles on a number of boards spanning technology, finance and health. These included The Link Retail, West Bromwich Building Society, NHS West Midlands Strategic Health Authority, Ovo energy, and at O2 UK. Mark also helped create and Chair giffgaff, the network run by the community.
In addition to being Chair of the Worcestershire Local Enterprise Partnership and Worcestershire 5G Consortium, Mark also advises Three Mobile and is Chairman of Airband Community Internet, a business focussed on closing the digital divide for rural communities.