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Winner of the PRCA 2020 Outstanding Contribution in Public Affairs Award, Middle Warden Mark Glover

Company of Communicators Middle Warden Mark Glover has won the PRCA 2020 Outstanding Contribution in Public Affairs Award.

Announcing the award on Thursday 3 December, PRCA CEO Francis Ingham cited Mark’s work on ethical standards in the industry as former chair of the APPC as well the success of Newington Communications.

Founded by Mark in 2006, Newington is now one of the UK’s top agencies. He is also Executive Director of the parent company, SECNewgate, a Top30 Global PR Group with 600 staff in 36 offices across 6 continents.

Newington Communications also won the PRCA Planning Campaign of the Year on the same evening for its work on the Herne Bay planning application for its client Ryse Hydrogen.

Mark is also Honorary Alderman of the London Borough of Southwark. He has been listed in the PR Week Power Book in 2017, 2018, 2020.

A former councillor for 12 years till 2014 in the London Borough of Southwark, Mark was Chair of the Association of Public Affairs Professionals for 18 months in 2016/17 and was a founder member of the PRCA’s Public Affairs Board. Mark is an Awards Judge for the PRCA, Public Affairs Awards, PRCA European Awards and PR Week. He was an expert witness on lobbying transparency in front of the Council of Europe.

“Thank you to all the colleagues and clients I have had the privilege to work with at Newington over the last 15 years,” said Mark on receiving the award. “This recognition is based on your success!”

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