Mark J. Peters is an experienced strategist, marketing consultant, and visiting professor. He was born and educated in Ireland, where he pursued a successful early career as a commercial banker. He is a United States Ford Foundation grant scholar, an award that enabled him to work directly with social investment banks in 12 countries. Mark has substantial experience as a facilitator and senior lecturer. He has worked with the Johannesburg Business School, GIBS, Duke CE, UCT, WITS, and the University of the Free State, Namibia University of Science and Technology, and Kempten University in Germany.