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Mark Rushworth_003

Mark Rushworth

Group Chief Executive

Mark joined UP Education in 2018, bringing senior leadership experience in a number of growth-orientated organisations, including 12 years as a CEO.

Mark was most recently CEO for electronic payments provider Paymark. Prior to that, he was CEO of Pacific Fibre and internet provider ihug and also CEO of the Fixed and Broadband business unit for Vodafone New Zealand.

Living in Auckland, he is currently a non-executive Director on the board of NZ-listed Freightways. He brings technology, sales and marketing expertise, business development, entrepreneurial skills and deep governance experience to the role of Group Chief Executive.

Mark is a graduate of Canterbury University. He holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) and a Masters of Engineering Management.