Has worked at Change Grow Live since: 2000
Mark was appointed Chief Executive in February 2018. He joined Change Grow Live (formerly CRI) in 2000 as a frontline drug worker and has progressed through the organisation, gaining experience at every level and taking on increasingly senior managerial roles.
Mark previously held the position of Executive Director, responsible for the performance and financial management of all Change Grow Live’s health and social care services. In this post, his strategic, values-led leadership brought about significant organisational expansion and exceptional financial performance.
While in a former role as Director for services in the North and Midlands, he introduced new models of service delivery and led a fundamental transformation that placed recovery at the heart of service delivery.
Mark is passionate about social justice and wants Change Grow Live to lead the sector in terms of service quality and achieving the very best possible outcomes for service users. He believes that the organisational values are the heartbeat of Change Grow Live, and they should be embedded in decision making at every level.