Mark is a founding team member of Elta at its inception seven years ago. He is an Economics graduate from Northumbria University and qualified as an accountant with ACCA in 2007. He also has a first class honours degree in Applied Accounting from Oxford Brookes University. Mark started working in the pub industry in 2001 straight out of University when the first project he worked on was the Scottish & Newcastle Pub Enterprises franchise agreement. Over the last 17 years he has worked with all of the major pub companies on similar projects and delivered financial trading seminars for lots of prospective and current publicans. He is regularly asked by his vast network of pubco regional managers for his opinion on problem sites and often required to get to the bottom of issues within these businesses. Whilst he understands the numbers, he also has a flair for the retail side of the business providing merchandising and marketing ideas to help to deliver growth in sales in the pubs he deals with. Mark possesses a wealth of experience and technical knowledge which affords him the opportunity to provide his clients with advice and guidance to a level that few can match.