Mark Gregory serves as the Vice President, Corporate Service and Chief Operating Officer of Flinders University. The portfolio he leads is comprised of great people working on Sustainability, Buildings & Property, Financial Services, Information Technology, Planning Services, People & Culture, Student Accommodation, the University Library, and the New Venture Institute as well as other services across the University. Mark has a passion for supporting and promoting the University’s sustainability activities and transitions to a net-zero carbon emissions profile. Mark's day-to-day work also includes driving several large capital construction and commercial real estate efforts, as well as leading the University’s physical and technology planning. Mark has enjoyed over twenty years in the higher education sector with prior COO and CIO roles in the United States and Australia. Before working with universities, Mark worked in educational research and innovative technology start-up environments. Mark has also done aid work in several countries, focused on bringing access to essential communication technologies to remote parts of the world. Mark holds an MBA and undergraduate degrees in Computer Science & Mathematics and Psychology. He is a citizen of both the United States and Australia.