Mark with his wife Emily is co-leader of Vine Church Wynyard, an intergenerational church plant within the Diocese of Durham, which launched into a large CoE primary school in September 2021. He is passionate about pioneering contextually sensitive expressions of church for mission. He has a background in the entrepreneurial world and was previously Chief Technical Officer for a successful start-up. He recently became Dad to a baby son Benjamin, and enjoys a range of creative/technical/nerdy hobbies including: smart home electronics stuff, coding, sci-fi and most recently 3d printing!