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 now responsible for a client portfolio across a wide range of sectors and major mixed use regeneration. Mark is a visiting tutor at Northumbria University and is on the board of directors for St Cuthbert’s High School. Mark became a partner of Ryder in 2020. In his leisure time he enjoys reading, spending time with family and friends, football, mountain biking and angling.