Head of Thinking
Mark began his career in advertising 25 years ago at Hall Advertising in Edinburgh, fresh from a one year vocational course at Watford College and before that a degree in Plant Physiology from Stirling University. He moved from Hall Advertising to work with Peter Mill at the fast growing Leith Agency in 1988 before branching out to run his own business, 1576 Advertising in 1994. In 2003 he left 1576 to pursue a consultancy career but returned a year later as CEO of Citigate SMARTS. After two years in this role he again left the world of plc agencies to work as Head of Thinking for 60 Watt. Mark is Chairman of Creative Edinburgh and a former Chairman of the IPA.