Mark is an experienced heritage consultant with a strong background working across the historic environment. Having studied Building Conservation Bsc. (Hons) and Heritage Management MA he has a strong understanding of the principles and practice of cultural heritage and conservation and is a full member of the Institute of Historic Building Conservation.
Mark is experienced in undertaking both on site and archive research which fully informs the detailed understanding of the significance of a building or landscape. Through this understanding of significance the potential impacts of a proposal can be fully understood, any harm mitigated and the enhancement of the historic assets can be encouraged through a conservation led approach.
Mark has undertaken conservation management planning for a variety of sites and through this understanding of not just the significance of a place but also its threats, issues and opportunities it has allowed for both the short and long term management of historic places and landscapes.
Having joined Purcell from the Science Museum Group and the Canal and River Trust he brings a strong interest in industrial heritage and cultural organisations. He has a passion for the built environment by providing a pragmatic approach through sensitive and managed change allowing the historic environment to be conserved and evolve.