Mark Morris joined Rolls-Royce in 1986 as a graduate with a degree in Aeronautical Engineering from the University of Manchester. After a period in the graduate training scheme, Mark joined the Group's Treasury department in 1988. During his initial five years within the Treasury Group Mark held a number of management posts, prior to becoming the Financial Risk Manager in 1991 responsible for the management of the Group's foreign exchange activities, investments and borrowings.
In 1994 he joined the Group's Customer Financing division where he was responsible for aircraft financing and trading and the development of Rolls-Royce Capital Limited.
In 1995 Mark took a secondment to the USA, as Treasurer for IAE International Aero Engines AG, a joint venture between United Technologies Corporation and Rolls-Royce with an annual turnover of c. US$5 billion.
Mark was Group Treasurer for Rolls-Royce plc from 2001 – 2011 and was responsible for Rolls-Royce Capital Limited, the Mergers & Acquisitions group and the Group's pensions risk management activities. He holds a number of Executive and Non-Executive Director roles on the Boards of various joint ventures and subsidiaries of Rolls-Royce, including the position of Managing Director of the Group's Engine Leasing Business.
Mark assumed his position as Finance Director on 1 January 2012.
He is a UK citizen, married with three children.