Prior to joining Element Picture in June 2012, Mark spent 6 years with Bord Scannan na hEireann/the Irish Film Board, initially as Business & Legal Executive and later as Head of Legal Affairs.

Before that Mark ran his own law practice specialising in media and entertainment and was production lawyer on a number of projects including “Adam and Paul” and the Oscar winning film “Once”. In 2006 Mark was co-producer of the IFTA award winning film “Middletown” starring Matthew MacFadyen.

Mark is a current board member of Screen Producers Ireland and a former board member of the Irish Film Institute and Filmbase and is a member of the European Film Academy.

Mark is also an alumnus of the “Inside Pictures” film business training and leadership scheme created by Qwerty Films and presented by the National Film & Television School in the UK.