Mark was appointed President and CEO in June 2016, where he is responsible for leading CPP Investment Board and its investment activities. Mark joined CPPIB in 2012 as CPPIB’s first President for Asia.
Prior to joining CPPIB, Mark had a 20 year career at Goldman Sachs, where he was most recently Vice Chairman of Asia ex-Japan. Mark has been based in Asia for more than 20 years where, among other roles, he ran the Investment Banking Division of Goldman Sachs in Asia ex-Japan for six years.
Mark studied undergraduate and graduate medicine and holds a BA in Physiological Sciences from Oriel College, Oxford University and BM BChir from Downing College, Cambridge University.
"I think there's two trends, one that will impede in the shorter term is the rise of populism, which I worry about, the rise of people closing their borders to some degree. And then the second is the rise of disruptive technologies, which generally are a good thing for the world, but they can have an impact on employment in particular, as the technologies work through industries."