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 predominately been in the not-for-profit sector for 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. He spent 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.