Mark has maintained an association with Guildford since 1974, when he first moved to the area. After studying architecture at University College London and the Royal College of Art, London he completed an MA in Design at the University of California at Berkeley. He returned to Guildford to work, initially with large commercial architects, before establishing his own company in 2004.
As a councillor he has worked hard for the local community, successfully achieving many good results over the years, including resurfacing of roads, getting the High Street setts re-laid, initiating safety schemes near schools and sustainable transport strategies for the area. Mark was Chairman of the Guildford Local Committee for 5 years, as well as Chairman of the Education and Skills Scrutiny Board and the Children and Education Scrutiny Committee.
Mark says "I have a deep commitment to my local area and will continue to work diligently to represent Guildford residents."