Mark has worked in health and social care for 37 years in England and New Zealand. Mark is a UK qualified mental health nurse and New Zealand qualified general and obstetric nurse. Mark’s career has included clinical, executive director and management responsibilities. During recent years Mark has practised as a Cognitive Behavioural Therapist. Since retiring in 2016 Mark spends his time on his small holding in addition to supporting his local village activities and charity volunteering.