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Mark Gardner

Mark Gardner

Group chief executive
Ocean Housing


 Mark began his housing career in 1983 as a Trainee Housing Manager in Local Government in North Wales.

In 1993 he was appointed the Chartered Institute of Housing’s Director in Wales and the South West of England.

He was appointed Chief Executive of Eastern Valley Housing Association in 1995 and led a merger to create Melin Homes, becoming its first Chief Executive in 2007.

Mark joined Ocean Housing as its Group Chief Executive on 1 November 2016.

He has served as an Associate Independent Board Member at Aneurin Bevan University Health Board and led on the creation of a health, social care and housing Memorandum of Understanding in Cornwall.