Mark is an extended assurance director in the Channel Islands. He leads teams that provide consultative advice, regulatory health checks and remediation projects. He also supports EY growing technology offerings in the Channel Islands, with a particular interest in fintech and cryptocurrency.
Mark joined EY in 2019 after more than 16 years at a financial services regulator – four of which he spent as Deputy Director for the investment sector. He was responsible for divisional operations, policy strategy, and drafting of significant regulations, including for non-retail open-ended schemes and the Private Investment Fund.
Mark is an experienced trainer of risk-based tools and sits on two ACCA Global technical forums: Business Law (Chair), and Business Ethics (previously, also Corporate Reporting). He was a panelist for the EY/ACCA Paper Economic Crime in the Digital Age.
Mark holds a postgraduate diploma in Financial Strategy from the University of Oxford.
How Mark is building a better working world
Mark is an advocate for blockchain technology in the Channel Islands, promoting its ability to create greater transparency, accountability and efficiency in business. His vision is for the success of open, decentralized public blockchains.
Mark was involved in EY virtual Build Back Better Challenge, which aimed to reimage financial services for a sustainable recovery from the pandemic. His team created an idea focused on implementing blockchain technology to create a trading platform, tracking environment, social and governance (ESG) compliance and carbon emissions in an entire supply chain, with a view to support companies in meeting regulatory requirements, while giving investors, credit providers and shareholders insight to make more informed financial decisions.