Mark Atkinson is Chief Executive of the disability charity Scope which exists to drive change across society so disabled people have the same opportunities as everyone else. 

Prior to Scope, Mark spent almost four years with Ambitious about Autism, the national charity for children and young people with autism, supporting the development of new services and advocacy on autism education. 

He is currently a member of the British Bankers’ Association Consumer Panel which exists to advise the UK’s retail banking sector on consumer issues.

Mark has worked in senior communications, policy and strategy roles for a number of leading national charities and not-for-profit organisations.