Millennium Stadium Manager
A former Lieutenant Colonel in The Royal Welsh, Mark was appointed as the Millennium Stadium Manager for the Welsh Rugby Union in October 2013.
Originally from Glynneath in South Wales, he was educated at Llangatwg Comprehensive, Neath Tertiary College and then Bristol and Southampton Universities. He also has a Master's Degree from Cranfield University.
He has 20 years' experience as an army officer and has served on multiple tours of duty in Northern Ireland, Bosnia, Kosovo and Iraq. He was decorated for his actions in combat in Iraq in 2007 where, as a Company Commander, he led 135 Welsh soldiers on countless missions into Basra during the height of the fighting.
During his career he held some very high-profile military appointments in both the training and operational environments including time as a Battalion Adjutant, Company Commander and Battle Group Chief of Staff with the 2nd Battalion The Royal Welsh.
A keen sportsman, he now spends his free time shooting, fishing and enjoying life with his family.