International Public Policy Manager, Amazon
Policy Fellow, Centre for Science and Policy
Mark is currently an International Public Policy Manager at Amazon.
Mark is a digital economy leader who has developed public policy across Intellectual Property, Digital Trade, Telecommunications, and Creative Industries. During his roles as Head of Digital Trade and Co-Head of Intellectual Property at the Department for International Trade, UK, he led teams negotiating FTA chapters with the USA, Japan, Australia, New Zealand, and EEA countries. He also led the UK team negotiating the future of global e-commerce at the World Trade Organisation, and provided strategic advice to UK representatives at the G7, G20, OECD, UNCTAD, and Commonwealth Connectivity Agenda. His career has spanned corporate and investment banking, entrepreneurship, Free Trade Agreement (FTA) negotiations, and global trade policy within the UK government.
Mark is using his CSaP Fellowship to dive deeper into his personal policy interests. His areas of focus include addressing the digital divide and creating policy solutions to increase global access to high speed internet. He lives in the United States and spends his free time mountain biking, running, and exploring the outdoors with his family and dogs.