Mark first started working for the National Campaign Against Drug Abuse doing street work and progressed through a variety of youth work roles working with homeless and disadvantaged young people.  For a time, Mark worked in several large housing organisations, secure facilities for young people and children’s homes.  He worked with young people and adults with alcohol and other drug issues, including running a twenty-five bed unit within a large men’s hostel.

Mark has worked for the Ted Noffs Foundation since 2001, commencing as Assistant Manager, and has had various roles including managing a number of Therapeutic Communities, Program Manager and now as Chief Operating Officer with responsibilities over all TNF facilities.