Mark Jeffries is a lawyer by background and the former senior partner of the national law firm, Mills & Reeve LLP. He is a non-executive director of property and construction group, R G Carter Holdings Ltd, chair of the Council of Norwich University of the Arts and chair of the Norwich Diocesan Board of Finance. Previous non-executive roles have included as chair of a twelve primary school multi academy trust and as a director of the Norfolk & Norwich University Hospitals NHS Trust. He has a particular interest in the value of the arts in the context of economic development, having been a founder director of the New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership, and in the role of music in early years education
Mark recently completed an MA in Art History at UEA and, in his spare time, enjoys cycling and running.