Mark has been a trainer and consultant in finance for 12 years have previously spent 10 years as an FX and interest rate derivatives trader in London, Hong Kong and New York. His trading experience spans vanilla and exotic products having run profitable businesses across the derivatives product spectrum.
Mark graduated from the University of Bristol with a first-class degree in Aeronautical Engineering. He had a brief stint as an aerodynamicist working on military aircraft design for BAe Systems, before moving into finance, first with Deutsche Bank and then RBS.
After leaving finance Mark bought, ran and subsequently sold a retail business; in the process developing a first-hand understanding of company valuation, accounting, as well as company financing and risk management.
Mark uses his experience in financial markets and the corporate world to run engaging training courses across all financial market subjects.