From police officer to award-winning stonemason: The journey of Mark McDonnell

Mark's stonemasonry work. A circular stone sphere.

Mark McDonnell transitioned from a distinguished thirty-year career in law enforcement to become an award-winning stonemason. 

After graduating with a First-Class Honours degree in Creative Design in 1981, Mark made significant contributions to crime prevention and community policing. 

In 2013, Mark enrolled in a stonemasonry course at Moulton College. He excelled in stone carving, winning prestigious awards across Europe. 

Now retired, he continues to inspire others with his dedication to craftsmanship, participating in public demonstrations.