AQA Director of Delivery and Chair of DRS Executive Committee
Mark joined AQA in June 2019. He is responsible for leading AQA Operations, Customer Service and DRS teams which collectively are accountable for the delivery of our exams. He also oversees our strategic programmes and the contribution they make to achieving our strategy.
Previously, he worked at OCR for 6 years where he was the Director of Regulation and Business Performance, and the Responsible Officer. He oversaw the end-to-end delivery of both general and vocational qualifications. Mark had direct responsibility for the project management office, special requirements, malpractice, appeals and OCR’s relationship with the regulators.
Mark is a chartered accountant and prior to joining OCR, worked for PwC for 20 years across a range of roles, locations and industries, including travel and tourism, technology start-ups and risk management.
Since 2015, he has been a member of the board for the Joint Council for Qualifications, and its chair since March 2018. He is also a member of the Finance and Scrutiny Committee of a multi-academy trust, which gives him valuable insight into the challenges that AQA’s customers face.