Mark graduated in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from Oxford University and has an MBA from Columbia Business School. More recently he has trained as a barrister, gaining an LLB from the College of Law and being called to the Bar in 2007.
He is now the Member of Parliament for Rochester and Strood and is a member of the influential Home Affairs Select Committee. Previously, Mark was UK Economist for the investment bank Warburgs and was rated as one of the top three economists in the City. He has also worked for the Conservative Party Policy Unit, where he developed new policies for tackling youth crime and police governance.
Mark is married with one child.