Mark Clark MBE


Mark Clark is Chief Executive Officer for Generations For Peace. Mark is passionate about transformational change that makes a real difference: behaviour change in individuals, social change in communities, and processes of change and capacity development in organisations.

Mark’s diverse experience includes humanitarian emergency relief work; sustainable community development; sustainable livelihoods and agriculture; water and sanitation; community health programmes; sport-for-development programmes to address HIV/AIDs, violence against women, and to promote healthy lifestyles and youth leadership; inter-tribal conflict transformation; post-conflict transition; democratic governance and election education programmes; and capacity development of governmental and non-governmental organisations, including National Olympic Committees.

Mark is from Scotland and joined Generations For Peace in January 2011. Previously, Mark lived and worked in Papua New Guinea (2006-2010), Democratic Republic of Congo (2005-2006); Iraq (2003-2005); and India (2001-2002). Formerly a corporate lawyer practicing in the UK and India, Mark is still a Solicitor certified by the Law Society of Scotland, and a Member of the Society of Writers to Her Majesty’s Signet.

Mark has an LLB(Hons) and Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice from University of Edinburgh; an MA in Executive Management from Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1; an MSc in Consulting and Coaching for Change from HEC School of Management Paris and the University of Oxford’s Saïd Business School; and certificates in Transformative Dialogue from the Nansen Centre for Peace and Dialogue in Norway; in Community Dispute Resolution from Colorado State University in collaboration with Village Earth; and in Non-Violent Communication from the Centre for Nonviolent Communication (CNVC). Mark also graduated from the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst and served as a British Army Officer for 10 years.