Mark began his career as an estate agent with the Black Horse chain owned then by Lloyds TSB. When it was sold to Bradford & Bingley, Mark became their youngest director. Ten years later, he was invited to set up a new estate agency, FHP City Living in Nottingham by Fisher Hargreaves Proctor.
Five years ago, Mark set up his own company, Mark Batty Estates, to help residential developers sell to Buy-to-Let investors. Also a director of Walton and Allen, Mark is a graduate of Nottingham Trent University with an Honours degree in Urban Estates Surveying.