After graduating in Philosophy Politics and Economics from Merton College, Oxford University, Mark was headhunted into a lobbying and journalism role in Washington, D.C. Returning to the UK, he joined advertising group DMB&B becoming one of the youngest creative directors in London at 28.
After working at Campaign’s Agency of the Decade HHCL, he joined Havas agency EuroRSCG to head up global creative on Reckitt Benckiser and European creative on Jaguar and Bayer.Before his return to the Havas group, he was ECD at FCB London and led the global creative repositioning for Nivea.
He also founded the international creative directors’ collective IdeaMotel. He’s a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and Honorary Lifetime Fellow of the Institute of Direct Marketing.
In his other life, he writes and performs award-winning poetry, having had two books published by Templar Poetry.