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UK Trade & Investment
Creative Industries Adviser
Mark works on behalf of UK Trade & Investment as a specialist adviser on the creative and digital media industries, assisting and advising international businesses to make investments and grow their presence in the UK marketplace.
Outside of work for UKTI, Mark is the Development Director of Playable City, a culture led, people focused approach to future smart city development, alongside other private clients in the digital innovation space.
Focus on India
The Indian Entertainment & Media Sector is an £11billion plus industry (2013) displaying rapid growth. Within that the largest segment is Television, forecast to grow from over £4billion in 2013 to nearly £9billion by 2018. Reflecting global trends, digital currently accounts for around 22% revenues but internet driven business segments (i.e. online advertising) are forecast to grow at rates well above the sector norm (all figures PwC). On the services side of the creative industries, production processes and organisational structures are increasingly internationally distributed with strong evidence of an existing UK / India axis, both in finance and content flows.…