As Co-CEO, Mark is responsible for the strategic oversight and management of all operations at Mona (Museum of Old and New Art).
Drawn to the excitement of David Walsh’s vision, Mark started work with the organisation as a consultant to Moorilla Pty Ltd in 2002. In this role, he facilitated the operational design and opening of the award-winning Ether building. Mark commenced a permanent role at Mona as Hospitality Operations Manager in 2004.
Following roles that focused on commercial operations and growth opportunities, in 2016, Mark was appointed Co–CEO of the Mona group where he was charged with establishing and sustaining a major cultural tourism destination. His specialty expertise includes business strategy, product development, destination management, marketing and visitor experience.
Mark has over 30 years’ experience in the tourism and hospitality sector. He has worked across the sector both here and in Europe. Mark is currently a Director of Ultimate Winery Experiences Australia; he serves as a Director of The Tourism Industry Council of Tasmania (TICT); he’s a member of the Drysdale TAFE Management Committee; and a Director of The Unconformity Festival.