Mark Borkowski is an acclaimed PR specialist, writer, media industry commentator and one of the leading figures in the British communications industry for more than 30 years. As founder and agency head of Borkowski, Mark, supported by a team of media and culture professionals, has successfully positioned, established, consolidated and managed a wide range of cultural and corporate brands, earning international recognition as a thought leader and innovator. PR Week included him in their list of the 25 most influential figures in the industry and he was named one of the top three Crisis and Reputation advisors of 2020.
Mark is a sought-after and highly visible commentator on media and crisis matters. He lectures around the world as a leading industry thinker, has contributed to numerous TV series and is a regular contributor to every major global news outlet, especially BBC Newsnight, SKY news, BBC News, The New York Times, The Guardian, The Independent and The Washington Post. His commentary on the 2019 Prince Andrew-Jeffrey Epstein scandal featured in over 980 global press outlets and entailed 200 TV and radio appearances. He continues to expertly guide businesses and individuals through turbulent times, including the current COVID crisis.
At his TEDx Warsaw presentation in 2013, Mark was one of the first media figures to discuss the potentially nefarious effects of Google information curation and data mining and his agency continues to work with clients spearheading developments in tech and cybersecurity.
He has authored two books, Improperganda: The Art of the Publicity Stunt and The Fame Formula, a history of Hollywood's great publicists.
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