Mark has an extensive range of client experience across a number of sectors, with particular expertise in the requirements of high net worth individuals/families as well a number of very high profile entertainers including their related corporate entities, with interests including media and publishing, professional partnerships, farming, property, aviation, as well as charities and other not for profit organisations. Mark became the firm's Senior Partner in April 2012, after having been Managing Partner for a number of years.
After University and spending his early professional career with two major international firms of Chartered Accountants where he attained senior management positions, Mark joined Bright Grahame Murray in 1990, becoming a Partner soon afterwards.
As a member of the Audit, Tax, Information Technology and Forensic and Expert Witness faculties at The Institute of Chartered Accountants, Mark specialises in the real-world issues affecting high net worth individuals as well as entrepreneurial owner-managed businesses. He prides himself on being able to empathise with his clients and, having a close "hands-on" involvement with them as well as going the "extra mile", is able to gain an in depth understanding of their businesses and aspirations, providing value-added and practical solutions to the many issues they face such as fund-raising and cash management, strategic planning, tax efficient remuneration, employee incentivisation as well as exit strategy and estate planning.
Having been the firm's Managing Partner for a number of years, Mark became the firm’s Senior Partner in April 2012 and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales.
Mark is also the Chief Exectutive of BGM Helmores Limited, a related firm of Chartered Accountants, a Partner in BGM Corporate Finance LLP as well as a member of the Institute of Directors.
Outside work, Mark is a Freeman of the City of London, as well as a Liveryman at The Worshipful Company of Stationers and Newspaper Makers where he is Treasurer of The Stationers' Foundation, an educational charity, and as a separate interest also provides practical and emotional support to victims of domestic abuse. Mark divides his time between homes in Chelsea (not a fan though !) and the Wye Valley. Apart from absolutely everything Irish, Mark enjoys a wide range of music, theatre, literature and especially sport. He is a long standing member of London Irish Amateur and Munster rugby clubs.