Job Role:

Director of Dyke Yaxley

Career Background:

Mark trained as an accountant with a local accountants following his departure from Shrewsbury Sixth Form.  He joined Dyke Yaxley in 2003 when they took over the Moore Stephens office, for whom he was working at the time.

He finished his ACCA qualification at Dyke Yaxley in 2004 and in 2010 became a director of the company. He is responsible for a portfolio of clients covering a wide range of business sectors, with his focus specialising in business advisory services helping clients develop their businesses. As a Director of Dyke Yaxley Mark has a keen interest in developing the business, which throughout this time has seen the considerable growth of its team and client base.

Outside Work:

Mark is an outdoor enthusiast enjoying mountaineering, rock climbing, cycling and sports such as golf and football. He and his wife have two dogs, so there is plenty of dog walking too!

Mark is also a volunteer for the Scout Mountaineering Group, taking groups of scouts out on a regular basis and teaching them the skills they need to go climbing and walking all over the UK.

Why he’s a Trustee:

“I had recently finished in my role as a governor for Shrewsbury College which meant I had some time to spare and was made aware of the opportunity with Shrewsbury Town in the Community. Seeing the huge number of people who benefit and could benefit from the work the charity does, I felt that it was a great cause to help.”

Why he is beneficial as a Trustee:

 “As the Trust is growing quickly my experience will help steer the trust through the growing pains that organisations face, and help them implement financial systems that suit. Through my business contacts I can help to raise the profile of the Trust and increase awareness bringing benefits to those in our community who need the support most.”

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