Mark hails from Sydney Australia and is an innovative leader, strategic thinker & cultural innovator with nearly two decades spent honing his craft of storytelling, implementing vision and leading highly capable teams. Mark has most recently served as the CEO of Christian Media Australia, the peak organization in Australia for Christian Leaders in Media and the Arts – including: Broadcasters, Content/Media Developers and Communicators. He has worked with the heads of major broadcasters, media ministries and professional organizations, to develop an eﬀective sector with a unified vision and purpose. He is the founder & director of SPARC & KARBON. SPARC, developed in 2011 with his wife Vickie, is designed to foster a community of Christians in the creative industries. KARBON was established in 2002 and is a content creation company developing both original and commissioned, media and entertainment projects for high-profile clients and blue-chip brands.
Mark is a film-maker and a creative professional by trade and passion. He has been responsible for multiple films, variety entertainment and lifestyle TV programs, documentaries, music video and live album projects, developing events from conferences to large-scale festivals, as well as high-impact media campaigns. Mark’s vision drives the strategic thinking and creativity for the CMA, SPARC and KARBON teams. Mark has also had a strategic involvement with various organizations, including; The Australian, Christian Channel, Hillsong, Parachute Music, Easterfest, Compassion Australia, CBM, Open Doors, Opportunity International, Hope Rwanda, Bible Society, Samaritans Purse, and others.