Mark was Private Secretary to their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Rothesay. During his 14 years with the Household, he held a range of responsibilities which included a core portfolio comprising Health, Education and TRH’s interests in Scotland.
Mark was formerly Secretary and Head of Corporate Affairs of BBC Scotland between 1995 and 2002 before becoming Head of Public Policy at BBC Nations and Regions. Before joining BBC Management, his career had been in journalism as a Senior Presenter for BBC Scotland News and Current Affairs and at The Sunday Times prior to that.
He was educated in Edinburgh.