Mark serves as a Client Advisory & Strategy Consultant for Thomson Reuters. In his previous role at GE he spent 5 years as a Finance Systems specialist, covering accounting, consolidation, planning and reporting needs of over 40 Consumer and Commercial banks. Then 3 years as programme leader of a Global Finance Transformation focused on end-to-end accounting standard process and tool-set for statutory reporting, to enable migration to a shared service environment. A very large project; 120 countries and 1,200 legal entities – a great example of standardisation on a global scale. Mark now works on client advisory and strategy at Thomson Reuters in London working with Global MNCs on similar transformational centralisation journeys.