Mark has 18 years of management consulting, corporate and entrepreneurial experience. He has 13 years of consulting experience based in Europe and Australia most of which was with PA Consulting Group and A. T. Kearney. He has served clients across a range of industries – particularly financial institutions, energy businesses and health service providers – on a range of issues spanning strategy through to operational performance improvement. Mark’s recent corporate experience was with Origin Energy where he was responsible for building an internal strategy group within the retail business. Early in his career he worked with Arup, on the design and construction of oil & gas projects in London and The Philippines. Mark has established businesses providing strategy and training services, and is President of a volunteer surf beach life saving organisation of 800+ members that patrols one of the most dangerous stretches of the Australian coast. Mark holds a B.Eng, Civil (Hons) from Swinburne University, Australia, where he won the Sir Weary Dunlop and Fred Green Memorial prizes.

Mark Donaldson