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Mark joined Kubrick in September 2020 as the Principal Data Management Consultant to develop and expand our training capabilities. He harnesses his unrivalled experience in a range of industries and roles to curate specialist programmes for our bright and ambitious consultants, which deliver impactful and versatile talent for our clients.

After qualifying as an accountant at Ernst & Young, Mark embarked on an extensive career in finance and IT, which included roles in South Africa, North America, and Europe. For the last 15 years, he has focused his work on data, cultivating a passion for data visualisation and amplifying the significance of data and reporting in adding value to the wider business strategy. Prior to joining Kubrick, he held leadership positions as Global Data Architect and Global Data & Analytics Manager at Shell, and Head of Data Governance for B&Q and Specsavers, respectively.

As a lead trainer in our Data Management practice, Mark relishes the opportunity to leverage from his experience, remain current in terms of technological advancements, and be part of the incredible journey to develop the next generation of data leaders. He combines his expertise in the fundamentals and best practice of data management with the latest tools to deliver training which is business-centric and forward-thinking.

To be successful, you need to keep yourself current, be comfortable to learn something new on every project, and most important of all, collaborate with the teams around you.Mark Thacker, Principal Consultant – Data Management