Mark served as Director and co-founder of the Caribbean Sport and Development Agency; Regional Coordinator of the Australian Caribbean Community Sport Development Program; Teacher Educator at the Physical Education Department at Corinth Teachers’ College; and lecturer at the Sport and Physical Education Department of the University of the West Indies. Mark piloted the development of academic programs in sport, physical education and sport for development at the University of Trinidad and Tobago, the University of the West Indies and the Regional Sports Academy (Suriname). Mark is a former National Youth Coach, Technical Director and Sport Administrator in the sport of volleyball and is presently serving as a Director on the Trinidad and Tobago Canoe and Rowing Federation. He has served on several international, regional and national agencies over the years, including the Commonwealth Advisory Body on Sport (CABOS), the CARICOM Physical Education and Sport Advisory Committee and the CARICOM Task Force for Child Rights and Child Protection. Mark is presently serving on the UNICEF International Safeguarding Children in Sport Advisory Board, Safe Sport International Advisory Committee, IOC Academic Advisory Board (Safeguarding) and FIFA Academic Advisory Board (Safeguarding). Mark’s core work is in the national, regional and global sport and development sector and includes capacity building, policy development and sport sector strategic planning with a strong focus on the use of sport as a tool for personal, community, national and global development. Mark continues to support the safeguarding and protection of children in and through sport, working with local, regional and international stakeholders to strengthen safeguards for children and adults in sport. Mark is also an advocate for youth leadership through sport and the promotion of physical education, physical activity and sport in schools and communities in efforts to address non-communicable diseases.