Mark spent 10 years as an FX and interest rate derivatives trader in London, HK and New York before moving into financial training, where he has spent the last 9 years. His trading experience spans vanilla and exotic products having run profitable businesses across the derivatives product spectrum.
Mark graduated from the University of Bristol with a first-class degree in Aeronautical Engineering. He had a brief stint as an aerodynamicist working on military aircraft design for BAe Systems, before moving into finance, first with Deutsche Bank and then RBS.
After leaving finance Mark bought, ran and subsequently sold a retail business; in the process developing a first-hand understanding of company valuation, accounting, as well as company financing and risk management.
Mark uses his experience in financial markets and the corporate world to run engaging training courses across both the markets and corporate finance disciplines.