Marcus has been an Executive General Manager (EGM) at the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) since January 2009. He is responsible for the ACCC’s Specialist Advice and Services Division. This division incorporates the ACCC Legal Service and Economic advisors, it manages the ACCC’s International engagement and runs the ACCC Infocentre, Strategic Data Analysis, Intelligence and Legal Technology units. Marcus participates in internal Boards which oversee ACCC work on Digital Platforms, Competition, Cartel Enforcement and Financial Services Competition.
Between 2009 and July 2021 Marcus had various roles heading enforcement at the ACCC, he was responsible for a specialist competition investigations team, cartel investigations and enforcement. Marcus has overseen the establishment and development of the ACCC’s criminal cartel program since it was enacted in 2009.
Marcus has been active in the International Competition Network since 2009, among other things, as the ACCC EGM responsible for its co-chair roles in the Cartel Working Group for eight years and the Unilateral Conduct Working Group for three years. Marcus has also been a delegate at the OECD Competition Committee since 2009.
Marcus has a background as a government and private sector lawyer. He was General Counsel at the Australian Communications and Media Authority for three years and a Senior Executive Lawyer at the Australian Government Solicitor for ten year