Mark has been working in global higher education for nearly ten years, focusing on MBA Admissions at European programs including Oxford Said Business School and London Business School (LBS).
At the University of Oxford’s Said Business School, Mark was the Associate Director of MBA Recruitment, leading the recruitment of all applicants to the Oxford MBA and 1+1 MBA programs. In this role, Mark advised countless MBA applicants on the applications process, reviewed MBA applications, conducted MBA interviews all over the world and sat as one of the members of the admissions and scholarships committees. He was also responsible for all MBA marketing at Oxford Said.
At London Business School (LBS), Mark managed all recruitment & admissions for the Executive MBA program in Dubai. In this role, Mark reviewed all applications to the program, interviewed hundreds of applicants and sat on the admissions committee. He also had the opportunity to work with candidates in the region who were applying for other LBS programs.
Mark is passionate about business schools and strongly believes that each individual applicant has something unique to bring to the application process, as well as being committed to ensuring each aspiring candidate finds the right program for them. Having lived in Dubai for over seven years and traveled extensively through his roles, Mark has been able to work with candidates from all over the world and from many different cultures and backgrounds.
Mark holds a Bachelor of Commerce and a MSc in Marketing from the National University of Ireland, Galway. A short stay in Dubai after graduation turned into many years as an expat in the Middle East and now London, but he is lucky that it is just a quick flight back to Dublin!Back