Mark graduated from the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies in 1995 with a veterinary degree and a first class degree in neuroscience. He came to Wright and Morten as a young assistant in 1999.
Mark shares responsibility for the equine side of the practice and the day to day running of the Somerford Park clinic with Claire Phillips. Mark has a particular interest in equine dentistry, and is a qualified Equine Dental Technician. In September 2004 Mark gained a Certificate in Equine Practice awarded by the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons. He and his wife Claire have two children, Joseph and Lara.
Mark became the Managing Partner in 2014 with an overview for developing the practice people and encouraging team work and growth. This involves him working across all areas of the practice to get the best out of the people, improve the processes and provide guidance and leadership to our employees.
In 2016 Mark became the chairman of the XL Equine executive committee, who are responsible for setting strategies and implementing actionable plans for a large group of independent practices working collaboratively to bring best practice to their businesses and best value to their clients. In 2017 he completed the further qualification Certificate in Veterinary Business Management.