Mark joined Oxford HR in 2021, based in Hong Kong. He has an MSc in Development Studies and ten years’ experience as a social specialist on internationally-funded projects in Africa, Asia and Europe, providing social development inputs in the contexts of rural development, natural resources conservation and management, infrastructure development, manufacturing and real estate master-planning on behalf of international financial institutions, donors, funds and private developers. He has held long-term residential social specialist positions – on a DfID environmental development project in SW China and an EU participatory conservation project in NE Thailand – and led preparation of a number of Social Impact Assessments and Resettlement Action Plans according to international best practice (such as the Equator Principles and IFC Performance Standards). Mark was a key member of URS/Scott Wilson’s (now AECOM) internal team for the preparation of the company’s first global corporate Sustainability Strategy.
In addition Mark has eight years’ experience in executive search with leading international search firms, identifying, shortlisting, coaching and placing senior professionals across various sectors, working with multinational corporations across Asia.
Mark is also a qualified and practising counsellor and instrumental music teacher. He has a passion for the outdoors and travel, and enjoys playing brass and keyboards in a variety of musical ensembles.
”The Oxford HR team is second to none is its specialist knowledge and expertise in exective search, HR and OD consultancy for the international development and sustainability sectors - a world I am proud to be a part of.
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Director - Global Human Resources & Organizational Development
Thibaut's ability to source and match client needs with high calibre candidates is certainly noteworthy. He is open and transparent in his communication throughout the recruitment process which helps in managing expectations."
Senior Director, Smart Power for Rural Development
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The calibre of candidates overall was strong. And the level of communication, candidate insight and advice offered was highly beneficial. Given that we had previously tried to recruit to this role, unsuccessfully, we were incredibly pleased with the result of our relationship with Oxford HR."
Senior Head of UK Portfolio, Big Lottery Fund
Oxford HR went out of its way to ensure that as a candidate, I was valued and respected as a professional and as a human being and this meant a lot to me. The experience is the best I have ever had with recruitment companies."
Appointed Candidate, Big Lottery Fund
Having recruited through Oxford HR, I have spent 3 years with Hivos. It has been a great experience for me with Hivos in Jakarta and being part of the global management team overseeing the change process."
South East Asia Representative, IRRI
Board member, Sahara Conservation Fund
Executive Director, No Leprosy Remains
Country Director Bangladesh, Practical Action
CEO, Generations for Peace
CEO, Generations for Peace
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