Collection Pot Expands Advisory Board

Mark is an experienced Managing Director with a demonstrated history of working in the information technology and services industry. He brings with him a wealth of knowledge and expertise in diverse areas as Sports Advisory, Channel Partnerships, Counter Fraud, Cyber Security and Risk, where he has held a number of executive positions.

His most recent role was at KPMG, where he was Global Head of the Personal Development Programme for Athletes. During this period Mark worked with sporting bodies, elite athletes and player associations to support and educate athletes, with the focus on personal development, on-field performance, career transition, welfare and overall well-being.

Collection Pot Commercial Director Adam Stevens said “I am proud and delighted that Mark is joining us as a Board Advisor. I’ve had the pleasure of knowing and working with Mark for several
years and the breadth of experience he brings across multiple sectors will be invaluable as we
continue to grow Collection Pot and expand into new markets.”

Mark holds a MSc Degree in Counter Fraud & Counter Corruption Studies from the Institute of Criminal Justice Studies (ICJS), University of Portsmouth where his research focused on the Global effects of Cyber Warfare and Cyber Crime. He also attended the University of Cambridge, where he was a member of the Wolfson Course, a globally recognised Management & Leadership Development Programme.

Over the last 20 years he has worked within and advised fast growth and innovative businesses, as well as global corporations and FTSE 100 companies where his clients have included the likes of Microsoft, IBM, HP, Balfour Beatty Plc, Virgin, Britannic Assurance Plc and Channel 5.

Amongst others he has been a guest speaker to the Master’s Degree Course in Cyber Security Management at the University of Warwick, the Maritime Security Industry Conference and Cargo Security Intelligence seminars, Barclays Bank and CIPFA, the Chartered Institute of Public Finance & Accountancy.

In his spare time in addition to watching and enjoying his children play sport, Mark is a Lead Coach for Greater Birmingham County Men’s Rugby Team and a selector for the Midlands U18 Counties Rugby, which forms part of the England RFU Talent Pathway.