For has worked for over 10 years on consulting projects that have included developing strategic plans, organizational evaluations, organizational performance assessments, process mapping and redesign, labour market research, government policy research, database management and IT application development.

Mark’s clients have included federal government agencies, labour unions, special interest groups, think tanks, not-for-profit organizations, private sector companies and United Nations agencies such as the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, the United Nations Population Fund, the United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction and the United Nations Children’s Fund.

His consulting projects have allowed him to travel to Switzerland, Belgium, Egypt, Jordan, Hungary, Kenya, South Africa, Panama, the USA, the UK and Thailand.

Mark was also a member of the research and development team in the Optical Loadbuild department at Nortel Networks. At Nortel, Mark gained valuable technical experience designing and implementing applications to improve Loadbuild operational performance.

Mark has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Philosophy and Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from McMaster University.