Mark Glover is Chief Executive, Newington and Managing Director, SEC Group. Founder of Newington in 2006, Mark leads the award-winning, top ten, consultancy and sits on parent company SEC's Board. Newington has offices in London, Manchester, Edinburgh, Birmingham and Chelmsford, SEC supplements this with offices across Europe and Latin America. A director of the Association of Professional Political Consultants and council member of the PRCA, Mark was as a Labour Councillor in Southwark 2002-14, including six years as Labour Group Chair. He is a published author and speaker on politics, public affairs and business. He was an expert witness on lobbying transparency in front of the Council of Europe and Welsh Assembly.