Director of Vocational Training and Higher Education


General Manager of Skills International Bridget Dennis

Mark leads Skills Group’s Vocational Training and Higher Education business across its Ignite and Premier brands.

His career in tertiary education spans 20 years, and has held CEO roles at multiple PTEs. Prior to joining Skills Group, Mark was CEO of Whitecliffe College, where he led the integration of four Private Training Establishments (PTEs).

As the first in his family to gain a bachelors’ degree, Mark is passionate about the transformative power of education. He is driven by the desire to give other first-generation tertiary students the opportunity to improve their and their whanau’s lives by getting into rewarding careers.

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