Empiric Student Property


Non-Executive Chairman

Mark Pain


Mark is Deputy Chairman and Senior Independent Director of Yorkshire Building Society, Non - Executive Chairman of London Square ltd and a Non-Executive Director of AXA UK plc. He has previously held Non-Executive positions at Ladbrokes Coral Group Plc, Aviva Insurance Ltd, Punch Taverns Plc, Spirit Pub Company Plc, LSL Property Services Plc and Johnston Press Plc.

Mark is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and has over 20 years’ experience of director level roles within FTSE100 Companies. He brings a wide range of skills and experience across Banking, Property and Consumer markets with a particular focus on Financial management, Strategic development, risk management, Operational leadership, business transformation and Governance.

Previously, Mark was Group Finance Director of Barratt Developments Plc and held a number of Executive Director roles at Abbey National Plc, including Group Finance Director, and Group Sales Director.