Mark is a proud Torres Strait Islander man with family connections to Badu Island and Thursday Island.  He was born and raised in the Northern Territory and completed his Bachelor of Commerce (Management) at Charles Darwin University.

Having started his journey at UQ through the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Graduate program, in April of 2019, Mark secured a role as Student Support Officer in August of 2019.

He has 10 years’ experience working in various sectors, including sport and recreation, youth detention, Indigenous youth mentoring and education. 

Mark says he enjoys working at the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies Unit and being a point of contact for current and prospective students.  It’s fantastic to see so many of our students succeed and pave the way for our mob.

Outside of work, he is a sports fanatic and big supporter of the NBA (Lakers), AFL (Swans), NRL (Sea Eagles) and the mighty NSW Blues.