Mark joined Elysian in 2017. He previously worked as an associate director in the mid-market transaction services team at KPMG, providing due diligence and advice to management teams, investors and corporates. During this time, he spent six months on secondment to HSBC where he was responsible for financial modelling regarding potential transactions. He started his career with advisory firm BDO in London, qualifying as a chartered accountant in the audit department before moving to the corporate finance team and transferring to New York. Mark holds a degree in English and history of art from Lancaster University, and a master's in English from the University of Oxford.