Mark graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce with first-class honours in economics from the Faculty of Business and Law in 2004. During his time at Deakin, Mark was the recipient of numerous scholarships from the Faculty of Business and Law and the Golden Key International Honours Society.
Career path and highlights
In addition to his impressive academic record, Mark was a common figure serving the broader university community. In 2002, Mark was elected as the board member representing students on the Deakin Academic Board, and as the president of the prestigious Golden Key International Honour Society. His contributions to Deakin were commended by the Vice-Chancellor and he was offered a panelist role in the Vice-Chancellor and Australian National Teaching Awards.
Mark was also awarded the title of ambassador from Deakin University to study at The George Washington University (Washington DC, USA) as part of the international exchange program.
Mark is one of the founding members of the Deakin Commerce Alumni Chapter in 2007. Since the formation of the chapter, Mark has served as the chapter's executive in the capacity of vice-president and president and currently holds the position of adviser to the Pro Vice-Chancellor. Mark is well recognised and appreciated by the University and alumni community alike for his commitments to the chapter and the quality of his leadership.
He is currently a management consultant, having recently relocated to Hong Kong. Prior to this, he has held senior management roles in leading Australian and multinational manufacturing and wholesale businesses.
Mark stands apart in his contributions to Deakin and has been working endlessly to support growth at the University, including assisting to develop an alumni network in Hong Kong.