Mark is a Board member of Hays UK & Ireland’s operation and is responsible for running its Midlands and London City regions. Hays UK & Ireland employs 2,500 people of which 600 are based within Mark’s two regions. The Midlands region, which has 10 offices spread across the East and West Midlands delivers recruitment services to the public and private sector, specialising in finance, IT, education, engineering, construction & property, HR, procurement, legal, marketing, office support, sales and social care.

The London City operation delivers recruitment services to the financial markets, commerce and industry and life sciences business sectors.

Mark’s position as a UK Director gives him an immediate and unique insight to the employment and skills trends and challenges of UK Plc.

Mark joined Hays as a graduate trainee in 1985 and has been a key player in its spectacular growth over the last three decades. This has included building a Midlands region that has been the highest performing business unit in Hays UK in the last five years.

Outside of Hays, Mark is a Board Member of Skilled and Ready, a charity that runs an innovative business and government supported employability award for young people aged 11-18.