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International Advisory Board Member


Mark has worked in investment banking for more than 35 years, holding senior positions at a number of leading investment banks including Bank of America and ABN Amro. Most recently, he was Chairman of Corporate Broking and Vice Chairman of Investment Banking at Barclays.

He now has a variety of roles including being a member of the Sky News Board and a trustee of the charity Breast Cancer Now. Apart from his role on the International Advisory Board, he is the founder of the Astaire Art Prize in association with the Edinburgh College of Art and an active investor in early stage companies. Mark graduated from the University of Edinburgh in 1982 with a degree in politics.

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