Mark completed his Masters of Environmental Science at Monash University and his undergraduate studies at the University of Melbourne and the Australian National University.
In 2011, Mark was awarded an Australian Leadership Award by the prestigious Australian Davos Connection Forum.
Mark’s research interests lie in the area of environmental sustainability, behaviour change and education. He has worked on a range of projects involving the identification and design of behavioural change interventions to tackle issues such as food waste, noise pollution, sustainable transport, stormwater pollution and wildlife management.
As part of his Researcher-in-Residence role for the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning Mark has assisted with policy and program development for biodiversity conservation and e-waste recycling programs.
Mark is currently working on food waste prevention programs in Victorian, NSW and WA and is a part-time PhD candidate studying the relationship between household food waste and behaviour.
Mark formerly managed the multi-award winning Green Steps sustainability training program at the Monash Sustainable Development Institute. He is currently unit coordinator of the “Understanding human behaviour to influence change” unit within Monash’s Master of Environment and Sustainability.