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portrait of Mark Mayhew

Mark Mayhew

Lecturer in Clinical Optometry

School of Health Sciences, Division of Optometry and Visual Sciences

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M107, Myddelton Street Building

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City, University of London
Northampton Square
United Kingdom



Mark became a lecturer in the Division of Optometry and Visual Science at City, University of London in February 2019.

After graduating from University of Sheffield with a degree in physiology, Mark studied optometry at City University finishing in 2001. After passing the Professional Qualifying Examinations in 2002 he worked full time as a primary care community optometrist for 9 years. During which time he supervised pre-registration optometrists and helped develop training courses for pre-registration and registered professionals.

In 2011 Mark became both a College of Optometrists Assessor for the Scheme for Registration and a Visiting Clinical Tutor at City, University of London in the primary care clinics.

Mark’s current role is as a Senior Assessor within the College of Optometrists involves assessing pre-registration optometrists at Stage 1 and Stage 2 and performing quality assurance observations of other College of Optometrist assessors.


  1. Introductory Certificate in Academic Practice, City, University London, United Kingdom, Oct 2017
  2. BSc Optometry, City, University London, United Kingdom, Sep 1998 – Jul 2001
  3. BSc Physiology, University of Sheffield, United Kingdom, Sep 1995 – Jul 1998


  1. Lecturer, City, University London, Feb 2019 – present
  2. Visiting Clincal Tutor, City, University London, Sep 2011 – Jan 2019
  3. College of Optometrists Assessor, College of Optometrists, Sep 2011 – present

Memberships of professional organisations

  1. Associate Fellow of Higher Education Academy, Higher Education Academy, Oct 2017 – present
  2. General Optical Council, Jul 2002 – present
  3. College of Optometrists, Jul 2002 – present