Mark has over twenty years experience in Investment Banking spanning the Americas, Europe, Asia, and most recently New Zealand, having advised some of the largest and most complex corporates in the world. Mark has a wealth of transaction experience across corporate finance, capital markets, debt advisory and risk management. Mark takes a 360 degree approach with his clients, using his broad product knowledge to provide transaction agnostic advice to ensure the right solution and outcome.
Mark has held several senior executive roles as a Managing Director at Deutsche Bank in both the UK and Asia, running Deutsche's FIG franchise during the GFC. He has led many notable “first” transactions, including equity, equity-linked, mezzanine, and a host of debt and risk management products. He was a senior executive in Asia, covering and growing Deutsche Bank’s franchise across all of Asia and Japan.
In New Zealand, he headed up ANZ's corporate finance division covering all sectors of NZ's economy. He worked on a number of strategic initiatives with high profile New Zealand clients, including inter alia, Port of Tauranga, Air New Zealand, Fonterra, Auckland Council, ACC, SKY, Spark, Crown Fibre and pioneered ANZ's strategy to integrate big data and analytics into corporate finance, in partnership with Google. He was a member of ANZ’s Institutional Leadership team. His passion for technology and growth companies was born in New Zealand.
Mark thrives in different cultures and understands what it takes to grow businesses in new frontiers. Mark is a proud Brit and Kiwi dual citizen, and given his Devonshire roots, he is just as comfortable in a suit as he is in a pair of Jandals. Based in Auckland, Mark now travels throughout the US, Asia, and Europe for his clients using his global connections to help companies thrive.