Mark teaches on modules as part of the BSc (Hons) Policing and Criminal Investigation undergraduate degree. Mark served as a Police Officer for 26 years and has Counter Terrorism operational experience. Mark commenced teaching in September 2019.
Mark curently teaches first year students on two modules - An Introduction to Policing and also An Introduction to Criminal Investigation. Mark currently teaches third year students on one module - Counter Terrorism and supports students as a Dissertation Supervisor.
Mark served as a Police Officer in Lancashire between 1990 and 2016, including working within the Counter Terrorism Branch (formerly known as Special Branch) from 2003 to 2016. This involved investigating many terrorist threats within Lancashire and the North West region.
- MSc Counter Terrorism, University of Central Lancashire, 2019.
- Associate Fellow Higher Education Academy, 2020.
- Preventing, Detecting and Responding to Violent Extremism, Leiden University, The Hague (online), 2020.
- Counter Terrorism.
- Royal United Services Institute member, 2020.