Mark has substantial experience in construction, property development and asset management.
Mark was Chief Executive of Meridian Energy for five years from January 2012 and led the company through the largest Initial Public Offering in New Zealand’s history. During Mark’s tenure, Meridian reviewed its strategy, made appropriate adjustments, executed a partial listing on the ASX and NZX and focused on the continuous improvement of its core business.
Mark worked at Fletcher Building and Fletcher Challenge for 22 years, where he rose to the position of Chief Executive of the Infrastructure Division of Fletcher Building, the largest and most profitable division. During his time at Fletchers, he was responsible for operations in New Zealand, Australia, South East Asia, India, South America, the United States and the South Pacific. Mark was responsible for the construction activities of the Group and was intimately involved in the negotiation and execution of a number of large infrastructure projects including SKYCITY, Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, Westpac Stadium and Eden Park.
Before joining Fletcher Challenge, Mark was a partner at the law firm Simpson Grierson.
Mark is Chair of the People & Remuneration Committee and a member of the Development and Nominations & Corporate Governance Committees.