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Mark Alford


Mark Alford

Chief Problem Solver, Managed Language

Mark's professional bio / interests

Language is the last barrier to international markets and brand language tonality is never linear or as simple as translation. Think about the meaning forget about the words.

I’d like help with…

Any agency with international content and brand language delivery. We make any brand sound like a local.

An interesting, or unusual fact(s) about me…

I started life in Advertisement Sales, trained as a copywriter and was once sacked by Robert Maxwell as he walked through the Black Marier building have taken over Mirror Group.

Lives in


A career highlight

Launched the first ever broadsheet free newspaper in the UK The Barnet Borough Times, Sold Tesco their first ever Apple Macintosh's and have been running my own company since 1998, making a journey from PDF workflow and Creative/Production recruitment Agency, to today, Managed Language, a multilingual content and production business. Partnering and supporting Agencies and Brands alike.




Joined Guild

Jul 28, 2021