Meet Facilitator James Mark, International Venue & Major Events Executive

James Mark is an International Venue and Major Events Specialist with a career that includes working with many of London’s flagship venues and events including, the London Olympic Stadium, ExCeL London, Earl’s Court Olympia Group, the Barbican Centre, London 2012, World Travel Market, Hotelympia, London Boat Show and IAAF World Championships in Athletics.

One of James current projects is working with the UK Government, Department of International Trade, as their Independent Technical Advisor on the delivery of the Government to Government agreement with Peru, providing expertise and support to the organising committee of the 2019 Pan American Games in Lima.

James strongly believes in supporting the development of talent in the event industry. So James takes time out from his busy event consultancy to lead on on courses in Event Management, Venue & Stadium Management and Major Sports Management.

James most recent work with The Event School London is as Lead Event Management Facilitator on a bespoke event production course for the BBC.



We asked James to provide some insight into his career and his passion for the event industry.

Hi James, could you tell us about a few of your career highlights?