With a 25-year background in Architecture and Real Estate Management, Mark is an expert in MICE venue development, consulting, and operations. His expertise encompasses venue layouts, building design, fit-out, and infrastructure development. Mark has led international projects, including the Indonesia Convention Exhibition, Guangdong Tanzhou International Convention & Exhibition Center, Nanjing Airport City Exhibition Center, Xiamen New International Exhibition Center, Jamsil Sports and MICE Complex, and the Yokohama Integrated Resort project. Via Hannover Greenland Venue Management Ltd., Mark was engaged in further MICE venue projects in Xi’An, Lanzhou, Jinan, Harbin and Wuhan. As an industry expert, Mark also serves on the “Committee of Experts on Convention and Exhibition Industry Development” for the Beijing Daxing International Airport Economic Zone.
With a master’s degree in architecture, Mark started his career in venue management in 1998 in a Convention Center near Hamburg, Germany.
In 2003 he ventured out into the corporate real estate and facility management world, managing multiple facilities in the EMEA region, before returning to his MICE roots in 2013, leading Deutsche Messe’ International Venue Management & Consulting business.