Mark joined Woodsford in 2012 after a successful international career in Commercial and IT management with Siemens, Europe’s largest engineering company. After completing the Siemens Graduate program, Mark was appointed Commercial Director of the Industrial Automation division in Australia where he oversaw a major restructuring program and the integration of the local businesses from two global acquisitions.
Between 2004 and 2008 Mark worked on Siemens’ global SAP ERP roll-out program as a business process expert in Finance and Supply Chain. Working in both Asia and Europe, Mark held a range of roles from consultant to project management and finally as the Supply Chain Business Process Owner for 11 European Countries, including the UK. Returning to Australia in 2008, Mark was appointed CFO and later COO of a newly founded IT business focussed on providing specialist asset maintenance software and services to Defence customers in Australia, Asia and the Middle East. Through a combination of local acquisitions and organic growth the business achieved its aggressive growth targets and continues to operate successfully under the ownership of Atos today.
Mark has a degree in Business Administration from Monash University. In 2013 Mark was appointed Managing Director of Woodsford TradeBridge, an innovative supplier finance business that targets the UK mid-market.
Mark is a keen cyclist, having traveled from Sicily to Helsinki in the saddle just before he joined Woodsford. He has also discovered a love for dogs, handy-work and gardening since he moved to the country.