Mark founded Newington Communications in 2006, and has overseen its growth into the dynamic and award winning consultancy that it is today.
He splits his time between Newington’s London and Edinburgh offices – offering strategic counsel to board directors across a range of sectors at a local, devolved and national government level. He is the former chairman of the Association of Professional Political Consultants (2016-17).
Mark has been actively involved in politics since 1985 – as a councillor for twelve years, which included serving as the Chair of the Labour Group in Southwark, London. A regular public speaker, Mark also sits on the Ethical Advisory Board of the Marston Group, was a Founding Director of the Reformer magazine, supports charity UK Youth and is a regular industry awards judge.