Mark is an Executive Director at Cicero/amo where he oversees the firm’s campaigns and research business. He has delivered campaigns in over 50 countries worldwide with clients including Aegon, Accenture, Novartis, Canada Pension Plan, World Gold Council, Legal & General, BlackRock, Columbia Threadneedle, HSBC, and AXA. The team focus on cross-cutting business themes including technology, sustainability, demographics, trade, and political risk.
With a background in public affairs, Mark also remains active in government relations dealing with international financial regulation, tax policy and retail financial services. He is an active campaigner on diversity and inclusion. He leads Cicero/amo's and Havas UK's work on promoting mental health and disability workplace access, as well as supporting the UK’s Inclusive Economy Partnership and the DWP Disability Access to Insurance working group.
Previously, Mark worked for the UK Labour Government between 1997-1999 for both the Rt. Hon Nick Brown MP and the Rt. Hon John Reid MP. He also worked as an adviser to the UK Treasury-sponsored Bischoff Review. He worked as Head of Government Relations at Direct Line Group, lobbying across the RBS insurance brands, during which time he also served on several ABI and CEA (Insurance Europe) Committees.
Mark has lived and worked in London, Brussels, and Washington DC.
Working at Cicero/amo
Market Research & Brand Audit
Sustainability & ESG
Thought Leadership & Integrated Campaigns
Crisis and Issues-Based Communication
Graphic Design & Content Creation
Select Committee & Media Training
Social Media Strategy & Advertising
Financial PR & Investor Relations
Video Production & Animation