Director of Municipal Collaboration
Mark Fine is the Director of MAPC’s Municipal Collaboration department, which aims to partner with cities and towns to support regional collaboration and help them become more effective, efficient and innovative. Mark is seeking to build on the department’s successful shared service, collaborative procurement and homeland security practices.
Before joining MAPC, Mark served as the Managing Director of the Office of Commonwealth Performance, Accountability and Transparency, which was a newly created office within the Executive Office for Administration and Finance. In that role, he led the state’s MassResults performance management initiative and efforts to improve the transparency of state spending and performance information through new online tools. Mark had previously spent seven and a half years working as a civil servant in the British Treasury on a range of issues, such as infrastructure finance, housing policy, local taxation and public services reform. Before that, he worked as Chief of Staff to Massachusetts State Senator Cynthia Stone Creem and as a senior legislative aide to Chicago Congressman Luis V. Gutierrez.
Mark has an M.A. in International Relations from the George Washington University Elliot School for International Affairs. His undergraduate studies were in history at Boston University. Mark grew up in Brookline and despite leaving a few times always comes back home to the Boston area. He now lives in Newton with his wife and two children.