Mark Magee obtained his M.A. in Retail Management, majoring in International Franchising, from Manchester University. He commenced his career with MFI Furniture Centre Ltd., London, UK, from November 1982—August 2005. He worked at several departments such as Store Manager and Head of International Operations of MFI. From September 2005—May 2012, he worked as Global Business Development at Inter IKEA Systems BV, Delft, the Netherlands. On June 2012, this 53-years-old British citizen was appointed as General Manager of IKEA Indonesia.
Regarding professional affiliation, Mark was elected as a board member of Taiwan British Business Council (2002—2005), Swedish Business Association (October 2013), and European Chamber of Commerce (March 2014).