Mark Pender

Mark Pender

Executive Director, North America

mark.pender@wpp.com

Mark leads WPP’s Government & Public Sector Practice for the United States and Canada. He advises government and public sector communicators on global best practice, innovation, capability building, and strategies to achieve best outcomes in procurement objectives.

He works across WPP’s companies and its partners to develop systems and teams that most effectively deliver on government communications and policy objectives. Drawing on WPP’s global evidence base of program outcomes from over 70 countries, he is uniquely positioned to build high achieving teams to meet today’s integrated communications needs.

A frequent speaker on government communications, he has taught on WPP’s executive education faculty at Blavatnik School of Government at Oxford University.

Before joining WPP, he held senior communications roles with the Government of Canada and has worked in the private and not-for-profit sectors.

Mark is based in Toronto but works throughout the United States and Canada.