As Chief Financial Officer, Mark leads all finance and accounting activities for The Karis Group and brings over 25 years of experience in capital-raising, M&A, and strategy. Prior to joining Karis, he served as CFO and COO at a number of energy companies in Texas. Mark has a deep understanding of the economics and drivers of highly regulated industries, such as healthcare and energy, and how this impacts their financing and strategy. He is passionate about building relationships with stakeholders, customers, partners, and co-workers.

Mark moved from England to the United States in 1993 and has lived in Texas for most of the last 27 years. He studied law at the London School of Economics and has an MBA from IMD in Lausanne, Switzerland. Over the course of his career he has worked in the financial services, energy, private equity, and healthcare industries.

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Favorite Book

Master Of The Senate, Book Three of the Years of Lyndon Johnson, by Robert Caro.

Favorite Weekend Activity

Kayaking on Lady Bird Lake with my two daughters and our family dog (June – September) and watching Liverpool Football Club win the English Premier League, Champions League, and everything else (October – May.)

Favorite Quote

"The Buck Stops Here.”

Harry S. Truman (33rd President of the United States)