Mark, who joined Livability in October 2019, is widely experienced in charity law and governance. He has held senior posts with Jewish Care, Age UK and other leading charities. Mark has worked as a charity solicitor with Russell-Cooke, Charles Russell Speechly and other firms. He holds a BSc Econ from the University of Cardiff and is a qualified solicitor. He is a former vice–chair of the Charity Law Association; currently a director and a former chair of the Commerce and Industry Group; former co-chair of Linc (for in-house charity lawyers); is a member of the Law Society Council representing in-house lawyers, and has been a trustee of several charities.