Mark founded Pagefield Communications in 2010 after 20 years working inside some of Britain’s highest profile companies. He specialises in campaigning, PR, public and regulatory affairs, and issues and crisis management. Before launching Pagefield, he was Director of Corporate Affairs and Chief of Staff at ITV plc, sat on the main board of Camelot Group plc as group corporate affairs and bid campaign director, and was Public Affairs Director at ITN.
Mark launched Pagefield in 2010, growing the company to a team of over 50 and serving nearly 300 clients since launch, including Airbnb, British Airways, Discovery Networks, TalkTalk, Kellogg’s and Starling Bank. He is a Commissioner of the Royal Hospital Chelsea and a Member of the Advisory Board of the diversity network, Radius. He also sat on the advisory board and helped to coordinate the Thames Pageant celebrating the Diamond Jubilee of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. Mark was a Trustee of the Museum Association, Convenor of Communicators for Britain during the EU referendum campaign and is an advisor to the Archbishop of Canterbury.
Mark was once again named in the Evening Standard’s Progress 1000: London’s top one thousand most influential people in 2019. He has appeared annually in Bloomsbury’s Who’s Who since 2017 and the PRWeek Power Book for more than a decade, where he is also listed amongst the top ten political and public affairs campaigners for the last few years. His private clients over the last six years have included those falsely accused and incorrectly investigated during Operation Midland and he advises a number of individuals, all through his second business – Riverside Advisory – which he recently turned into a limited company.