Mark Knapper

The co-founder and Managing Director of Astralis, Mark worked in the recruitment industry for over thirty years operating across both a range of vertical market sectors and in the wider HR and consultancy arena.

This experience has compassed generalist and specialist roles with particular areas of expertise being in the fields of recruitment strategy , change management, reward and employee relations whilst, geographically, assignments have been conducted throughout Western Europe, the United States and the Caribbean as well as the UK.

As Managing Director, Mark has responsibility for the strategic positioning of Astralis within the HR and Consultancy recruitment markets as well as the development of initiatives with other organisations.

He lives in rural Hertfordshire and has extensive interests which include football (a passionate supporter of both Hereford FC and England), tennis, politics and choral singing (he is the Conductor of a 70 strong Community Choir!