Independent policy and urban consultant, and Visiting Professor, Policy Institute, King’s College London
Mark is an independent policy and urban consultant and Visiting Professor of Public Policy at King’s College London. He has been a government adviser at the No10 Strategy Unit, a senior civil servant at the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister, and a policy director for three London Mayors. He is the author or co-author of four books, including A European Welfare State? (Palgrave) and Working Capital: Life and Labour in Contemporary London (Routledge) and more than 100 published papers.
In 2015, he was a Visiting Scholar at the Munk School of Global Affairs at the University of Toronto, and in 2019 a Visiting Fellow at the City Futures Research Centre, University of New South Wales. Mark has also been a consultant to the OECD, the European Commission, government departments, local authorities, and major UK and global companies.