Mark was born in South Africa where he spent his formative years. He moved to England in 1994 where he completed his schooling in Oxfordshire. He went on to study for a Bachelor of Science honours degree in Money, Banking and Finance at the University of Birmingham. Mark joined Oak in 2007 and has completed the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners Diploma under support from Oak. Mark spent eight years in the Oak Guernsey office, before relocating to the Oak Mauritius office in 2015.