Mark began his career in local government with Bolton Metropolitan Council as a building cleaner, where he spent eight years, eventually becoming lead for the service. He moved to Lancaster City Council in 2002 to head the team responsible for services such as cleansing, grounds maintenance, refuse and recycling.
Prior to being appointed Chief Executive, he was the city council’s Director for Communities and the Environment with responsibility for a portfolio that included public realm, housing, leisure and customer services.
Away from work, Mark is a keen cyclist and has previously completed the 170 mile Way of the Roses coast to coast route from Morecambe to Bridlington.
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