Mark studied at Northumbria University and the Macintosh School of Architecture at the Glasgow School of Art. A recipient of the Ryder Bursary in 2004, he is responsible for projects across a wide range of sectors with notable projects including The Armstrong Works, Tameside Civic Centre, Northumbria University and Grimsby Institute University Centre. Mark is a visiting tutor at Northumbria University and is on the board of governors for St Cuthbert’s High School and is an active patron of the Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art. Mark enjoys travelling, spending time with family and friends, football, rugby and fishing.