Non-profit CEO; retired military officer; author; speaker; strategist.
Mark Hollingsworth is the CEO of the Nutrition Society, a scientific learned society, based in London, United Kingdom, a position he has held since July 2014. He began his career by serving for 16 years in a variety of roles as a military officer in the Royal Air Force, retiring in the rank of Squadron Leader in 2003. He then developed extensive experience in the non-profit sector, serving as a Director, Vice-President, Executive Director and Board Chair. This was followed by a two-year period as a visiting lecturer on Leadership at the University of Winnipeg in Canada. He returned to the United Kingdom in 2014 to take up his current role as CEO of the Nutrition Society. Mark Hollingsworth holds an MBA from the Open University, and is a Fellow of the Institute of Leadership and Management. He has published two books on leadership, focused on the topics of Time Management and Delegation. An accomplished speaker, he has addressed many international conferences on leadership and governance in Canada, the United Kingdom, Kenya, China, Rwanda, Dubai and Ethiopia.