Mark is one of the four regional Members of Welsh Parliament (MS) who represents North Wales.
He lives in Flintshire with his wife, Hilary. They have six children and one grandchild.
He is a Politics Graduate (Newcastle University) and qualified as an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Bankers.
Mark was previously employed as a Building Society Area Manager in North Wales.
Mark has also been a Community Councillor, a School Governor (and Chair) and a voluntary Housing Association Board Member.
Mark is an Assembly Member for North Wales. He was first elected to the National Assembly for Wales in 2003, before being re-elected in 2007, 2011 and 2016. Mark is the Welsh Conservative Shadow Minister for Communities, Local Government and North Wales.
He is a member of the Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee in the Welsh Parliament, where he also Chairs the Cross Party Groups on Neurological Conditions, Autism, Disability, Hospices and Palliative Care, Funerals and Bereavement, and Fuel Poverty and Energy Efficiency, and Co-Chairs the Cross Party Group on Violence Against Women and Children.