Mark is currently a special advisor with Clean Energy Canada, a climate and clean energy think tank based at Simon Fraser University. Prior to this Mark spent 25 years with the British Columbia public service where he most recently served as deputy minister of environment and climate change strategy. He is also a visiting professor at the Simon Fraser University school of public policy with research interests in environmental policy and the nexus between the economy and the environment. Mark also holds adjunct faculty appointments at the University of British Columbia and the University of Victoria. Mark holds a PhD in zoology from the University of Guelph.