Mark is a high-profile leader in retail property and placemaking, a position recognised with his appointment to lead the government’s High Street Task Force in July 2020.
Over nearly three decades, Mark has worked in all aspects of the industry as an advisor, investor/developer and occupier. In 2008 he co-founded Ellandi, a business currently undertaking over 30 projects in the UK, which has raised over £1.5bn to invest in often left behind communities. Recently Ellandi won the inaugural Estates Gazette Rewire award recognising our commitment to leading diversity and inclusivity in the built environment industry and is currently awaiting B Corps accreditation.
Mark is a passionate advocate of the role of community in repurposing and shaping the purpose of our future places in response to the challenges and opportunities presented by the current market.