Mark is Director and founder of SearchHigher. He has over 12 years of experience in executive search, with senior appointments within HE, financial services, and both the corporate and public sector. Mark has led on executive appointments with the University of Oxford, University of Cambridge, Imperial College London, University of St Andrews, University of Warwick, University of Birmingham and the Institute for Cancer Research. Outside HE, he has advised on a wide range of leadership appointments with Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, Barclays Capital, BNP Paribas, GlaxoSmithKline, Microsoft, the NHS and the Football Association. Mark is a qualified project manager and has led HR change management projects at the University of Warwick, City University London and Staffordshire University. He is also an advisor to the Centre for Diversity Policy Research & Practice at Oxford Brookes University, where he has played an active part in research and consultation over recommendations to improve gender and BME representation at a senior level within higher education.’

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