Mark A.

Partner at Leaders' Bureau

Master's DegreeWHU Otto Beisheim School of Management



Mark is a partner in, experts in co-creation and enterprise content management. He has worked with a variety of development actors and multinational organisations, including until 2017 as Global Director of Thought Leadership for Philips Lighting. From 2006-2010, Mark was executive director of Africa Research Institute in London, an independent think tank with a brief to propagate ideas with a record of success. A former BBC broadcaster and speechwriter for President Nelson Mandela, Mark previously covered the Americas, Europe and sub-Sahara as a correspondent for the Financial Times, The Economist and the International New York Times. He is a graduate of University College Oxford; Bucerius Law School, Hamburg, and WHU Otto Beisheim School of Management, Vallendar.


  • africa
  • development
  • research & development
  • legislation / regulations
  • tertiary education
  • south africa
  • Sectors
  • Funders
  • Countries
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