Mark has a political, charity and digital background and was the Campaigns Director of the human rights charity Stonewall during the 90’s; in 2000 he launched Gay.com in the UK, which became the UKs largest LGBT community website and won the New Media Age awards for Best Consumer Website in 2002. He has held elected office as the Cabinet Member for Communities in Croydon and helped the Council win Beacon status for Getting Closer to Communities in 2005 and Digital Council of the Year in 2017. He is a trustee and founder of Croydon Pride and was the Executive Director at the ethical travel charity, Tourism Concern for six years. He is currently the Managing Director at Fat Beehive Ltd, the UKs leading digital agency supporting the third sector.

Mark Watson CVA trustee