Mark has been involved in the dairy industry for most of his life, leasing a dairy farm in Gippsland before moving to the Goulburn Valley in Northern Victoria.
After selling the farm Mark turned to the AI industry, working with three different AI companies over the years and now with World Wide Sires Aust as the Regional Sales Manager for QLD, WA, North East Victoria & South Coast NSW. Mark is also the Herd Evaluator for World Wide Sires and is the Sales Manager of the World Wide Sires Evolution Sale at IDW.
Married to Tracey, they have two children Bree & Hayden and are grandparents of five magnificent girls. Mark owns Walmar Ayrshires & Holsteins.
Mark has had the privilege of preparing cattle and leading for many breeders and owners across the country.
He has been lead person for many sales for well known Holstein Breeders, also for many sales at IDW. Mark started judging in his early twenties and was accepted onto the National Ayrshire Judging Panel.
His judging highlights include: Ayrshire Feature Shows throughout South Australia & Tasmania, The New Zealand dairy event (Ayrshire), The Brisbane Royal (Ayrshire), The Toowoomba Royal (Jersey), The All Breeds Show at Devonport, The NSW Ayrshire on Farm Challenge, NSW Brown Swiss on Farm Challenge and the Great Northern Jersey on Farm Challenge, the National Paraders Final at Sydney Royal and The Sydney Royal [Guernsey] as well as numerous country shows over the years.