Mark is passionate about parks and open spaces, having played a leading role in some of the UK’s best loved parks. He joined LLDC in January 2012, and led the delivery of the successful summer events series on the Park, and the opening of the North Park and Copper Box Arena in July 2013. Mark led the design of The South Park to stage D and directed the opening of The South Park, including the Aquatics Centre, the ArcelorMittal Orbit, and new landscape in April 2014. Prior to joining LLDC, he was CEO of The Royal Parks for over six years, where he led the parks to achieving Green Flag, and introduced new events like Winter Wonderland. Other projects include leading procurement of re-design of Gorky Park (Moscow) and Peer Review of Centennial Parkland (Sydney). He is a Director of World Urban Parks, London Stadium 185 and Stratford Waterfront Management Company.
Executive Director of Park and Venues | LLDC