Mark Atkinson

Chief Executive

Mark joined Scope in October 2013 as Director of External Affairs responsible for Communications, Marketing, Public Affairs, Policy and Research. He was subsequently appointed Chief Executive in June 2015.

Mark’s career has been with leading not-for-profit organisations including Citizens Advice, Youth Sport Trust and Ambitious about Autism. He spent three years working for the Local Government Association in both Westminster and Brussels and prior to that two years as National Vice President of the National Union of Students.
Mark is a Trustee of Prisoners Abroad, a human rights and welfare charity providing humanitarian aid, expert advice and emotional support to people affected by overseas imprisonment. He is also a member of the British Bankers’ Association Consumer Panel which exists to advise the UK’s retail banking sector on consumer issues.