Mark was appointed as Non-Executive Deputy Chairman of Folkestone in February 2013. Prior to this Mark was Macquarie Group Limited’s Head of Real Estate – Europe and North America. During his 14 years at Macquarie, Mark was responsible for the creation and listing of three AREITs on the ASX and was an AREIT CEO for five years. Mark was located in Chicago, USA (2001 to 2006) and London UK (2006 to 2009) in order to establish and manage the growth of Macquarie Real Estate’s business in both regions. Mark was a director on the boards of all Macquarie’s listed AREITs. In addition, Mark has been a director of the following real estate industry bodies, the Property Council of Australia, the Shopping Centre Council of Australia, the Association of Foreign Investors in Real Estate (past Chairman) and the European Public Real Estate Association. Also, Mark is currently Chairman of the United States Studies Centre Limited and a director of Perth USA Asia Centre Limited.