Mark was one of the founding members of the derivatives team in 2006 and sits on the Derivatives Investment Committee. He is the lead Senior Quality Assurance Representative for the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries Quality Assurance Scheme accreditation that the derivatives team has. His primary role is working with prospects and new clients on the design of derivatives strategies. Mark is passionate about derivatives education and making derivatives accessible to all pension schemes, regardless of size. He started his career at HSBC in pensions consulting before moving to River and Mercantile in 2004. A Fellow of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries, Mark has an MA and Meng in Engineering from the University of Cambridge.