Mark has 30 years’ experience in public sector risk and assurance leading both internal and external audit services. Mark was appointed as Assistant Auditor General – Local Government at the Office of the Auditor General in April 2022. He had been General Manager Risk and Assurance at Auckland Council since 2015. Prior to this he was with Audit New Zealand for 20 years - the last 10 years of which he was an Appointed Auditor for the Auditor-General, and was also responsible for leading Audit New Zealand’s audit methodologies and staff audit methodology training at all levels.
Mark is a Chartered Accountant and a member of the Institute of Directors, and the Institute of Internal Auditors.