The experienced engineer and manufacturer is the chair of the Oxfordshire IoD branch, working on behalf of members from a diverse range of organisations. Mark joined the board at Carterton-based Advanced Fibreoptic Engineering (AFE) in 2013, taking responsibility for technology leadership and business development. In 2019 he was appointed commercial director. Mark has spent his career developing and commercialising new products and technologies across the automotive, aerospace, fibre-optics and optoelectronics sectors. He is an IoD Chartered Director and Fellow, a Chartered Engineer and member of the Institute of Mechanical Engineers.