Mark Cook

Head of People and Culture – Future Business & Technology, AGL Energy

Mark is a successful Global Human Resources Executive with over 18 years’ experience in roles at senior management level.  Experienced in Human Resources, Organisational Design, Change Management, Talent Attraction/Development, Business Services and Leadership.  

He has worked functionally in technology, sales, service, financial planning, business banking, finance, corporate services, energy and the government sectors. 

Mark is experienced in driving cultural and business change with a passion for people and a strong focus on delivery through leadership development, Agile Project methodology and Lean process improvement. 

He believes in enabling teams to be successful and building their skills, with a focus on simplicity of design and getting work done in an agile way. Mark strongly believes in enabling teams to be self-sufficient and empowered and to have the access they need to the business context to be successful. This philosophy is based on the performance of teams bringing greater strength and better outcomes over the dependency on the individual performer. 

Mark has led Human Resource and Talent teams globally and in Australia/New Zealand, and is known for driving a collaborative, learning and high performing team environment.