Trust Board Member & Hawkes Bay Regional Board Chair
Mark joined the Hohepa Hawke’s Bay Regional Board in September 2017 having been elected as a Family Representative from the Family Association. Mark has been involved with Hohepa through his brother for many many years and has been an active part of the community. In September 2018 Mark was elected as Chair and in October 2018 was subsequently asked to become a Trustee on the Hohepa Homes Trust Board.
Mark has lived and worked globally over a 40 year career in a broad range of locations – UK & Europe, USA, South America, The Middle East, North Asia including China, Japan and Korea, South East Asia, Southern Africa and Australasia. His work across these markets has covered many business disciplines and has included both pioneering work in establishing new markets and managing large, complex geographically spread corporate business units. He served as a Managing Director of large international business units and joint ventures for 3 publicly listed companies and has led acquisitions, mergers, divestments, business growth and improvements and a global brand initiative to grow demand.
Mark is comfortable and experienced across a broad range of disciplines – Governance, General Management, Financials, Safety Health and Environmental Management, Marketing, Sales, Research & Development, Strategic planning and measurement, people engagement, public speaking.