Mark is development director of UK social enterprise Social Spider CIC, ex-editor of One in Four magazine, one of Nursing Times/Health Service Journal Social Media Pioneers 2014, mental health writer and doer. One of the people behind the regular We Mental Health Nurses chats on Twitter. His digital work includes: the Leeds Mental Health and Wellbeing Innovation Lab, supporting the development of young people’s mental health app Doc Ready, Step Up CAMHS platform, and A Day in the Life funded by Public Health England. He is currently supporting Hearing Voices Network in their development of a digital project to collect the lived experience of voice hearing.
Mark has been involved in various work around coproduction and collaboration in social sector spaces and has worked with Paul Hamlyn Foundation, the former National Mental Health Development Unit and others. He has been working with National Survivor User Network on strategy and development. Mark is currently working on a National Lottery Funded project exploring coproduction.
Mark regularly writes and speaks on health, innovation and technology. He is @markoneinfour on twitter. His writing has appeared in the i-paper, Mental Health Today, The Guardian, Prospect, Shortlist, New Statesman and The Independent amongst others.