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Assistant Professor of Strategy and Sustainability, Penn State

Mark is an Assistant Professor of strategy and sustainability at the Smeal College of Business, The Pennsylvania State University, where he researches topics related to corporate governance and business sustainability. Through his work, Mark helps managers and shareholders better navigate complex issues related to business strategy and sustainability. His work has been widely published in leading academic journals and covered in the media, including Reuters, the New York Times, Bloomberg, Forbes, and the Financial Times. Mark is a CFA Charterholder and co-founder of Shepherd Governance Advisors (, and holds a PhD from the Ivey Business School, Western University, where he was awarded the Governor General’s Gold Medal for his work on corporate short-termism.


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