Mark is an accomplished economist and thought leader with a decade of experience working in research institutes, think tanks, and the private sector. His published research has centred on a spatial analysis of Canada’s renewable energy endowment and a pathway towards decarbonisation. His commentary has featured in major masthead newspapers around Australia. Prior to joining Blueprint Institute, his passion for pragmatic and evidence-based policy reform led to stints at the Institute of Health and Social Policy at McGill University—a multidisciplinary institute for research in support of effective social policy—and Reset Australia—an initiative working to counter digital threats to democracy across the world. Mark holds a Master of International Relations from the University of Melbourne (First Class Honours) and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Political Science (First Class Honours) from McGill University.