The son of a Falkland Islander and a Royal Marine who served in the Falklands, Mark moved to the Islands in 1985 and, apart from studying abroad, has lived in the Islands ever since. He is married to Cathy Pollard.
Apart from a brief stint working for the Falkland Islands Government Fisheries Department, Mark has worked in telecommunications for the past 17 years in various engineering roles.
His interests consists of all things Falklands, including photographing beautiful landscapes, reading about the Islands’ history or discussing Falklands’ politics.
Mark has lead portfolio responsibility for Trade and Industry, Employment, Training and Immigration. He has secondary portfolio responsibility for Development and Commercial Services.