Mark is an executive level marketer and experienced non-executive director across listed, public and charity sectors.
In his last exec role at Direct Line Group (DLG) Mark was Managing Director for Marketing & Digital. He also sat on the Board of DLG Legal Services. Prior to DLG Mark worked at HSBC, 118118 and Mars in a broad range of marketing and commercial roles.
Outside of DLG Mark is NED for the Marketing Society, Independent Advisor to HMRC, Chair of the School of Marketing, INED for Emma3D – a tech scale-up, and co-host of the "The Places We'll Go" podcast. He also founded a charity event - the Sprintathon - in 2016 which seeks to #beatcancerfaster and has raised £850k to date for Stand Up To Cancer.
Mark is a Fellow of the Marketing Society and of the Marketing Academy, and was recognised as the Marketing Society Leader of the Year in 2018.
Mark Evans joined Direct Line Group in 2012 and in the past 8 years has overseen the transformation of DLG's