Mark Baillie was appointed Chair of the Board of Directors at the US Studies Centre (USSC) in November 2015. Baillie has been a member of the USSC board since February 2014. He was previously the non-executive deputy chairman of Folkestone Limited, an ASX-listed real estate funds management, investment, and development company. Prior to that he was the head of European and North American real estate for Macquarie Group Limited, which included five years based in Chicago.
In addition to his long career with Macquarie Group, Baillie has been a director of the Property Council of Australia, the Shopping Centre Council of Australia, the Association of Foreign Investors in Real Estate (past chairman), the European Public Real Estate Association and the American Australian Association Limited.