Mark is a Chartered Accountant, Chartered Financial Planner and CFPCM Practitioner. He was Managing Partner of Holden & Partners for three years to July 2012 and a Partner up until March 2014.
He advised clients for over 10 years, specialising in investments and pre and post retirement planning. He is a keen advocate of sustainable and thematic investment and in September 2011 launched with the help of six investment houses www.blueandgreeninvestor.com on which Mark wrote blogs and news pieces bringing ethical, environmental and thematic investment to life for investors and IFAs alike.
Mark won the industry award for Responsible Investment Adviser of the Year, 2014.
Mark has also featured in New Model Adviser which is a magazine dedicated to helping professional financial planners in their personal and business development.
Previously Mark studied History at Keble College, Oxford, before training as a Chartered Accountant at Price Waterhouse. From 1999 he worked as an adviser at Holden Meehan until 2003 when he left to co-found Holden & Partners.
He is married with three children and has now retired from Holden & Partners to move to New Zealand with his family.
As Mark is no longer a Partner at Holden & Partners, Mark's work has now been taken over by other partners (advisers) at Holden & Partners. Despite his retirement as an adviser and partner Mark continues to be an ambassador for the firm.
Press enquiries can now be directed towards Steven Pyne.