Mark has almost 40 years of global experience in the people management business – 14 of these at CEO level in the management consulting industry, the balance with large multi-national corporations in a variety of senior human resources roles. Mark has served as an advisor to Boards and Chief Executives on the entire range of organisation and people-related issues.
Mark has always had a strong affinity with entrepreneurship having grown up and worked in his family’s business in South Africa in his early career as well as working inand for other family businesses.
Currently he is engaged in a portfolio of activities including: running Boonderoo Company, a commercial walnut business with orchards in Central Victoria and Southern NSW with his wife, Hilary; as an Honorary Fellow at the Centre for Ethical Leadership at Melbourne University; asPartner with The KBA Consulting Group, a value-based strategy and organisational development consultancy and as a Board Director and Partner investor in Social Venture Partners Melbourne.
Mark has a B.Com (Accounting and Economics) from Rhodes University and an MBA from the University of the Witwatersrand Business School (Dissertation with Distinction).