Mark joined Outwood Grange Academies Trust in 2013, having been an experienced senior leader in schools in Tees Valley.
Shortly after joining the trust, Mark became the Principal of Outwood Academy Acklam; which moved from special measures to good, with leadership judged as outstanding and has recently gained teaching school status.
Now, as a National Leader of Education (NLE) and Associate Executive Principal, Mark works across the trust, leading on systems and policies and leads the trust’s academies in Middlesbrough and Stockton-on-Tees. Under Mark’s leadership, Outwood Academy Ormesby was recently judged as ‘good’, having previously required special measures.
Mark is also an experienced Chair of Governors and a National Leader of Governance.