Creative Operations London 2019

Making Creative Work Better


Mark Howard

Operations Director

Portas Agency

Mark has been working within the creative industry for more than 20 years and has gained solid experience both inhouse and within agencies. He started off his career as a creative before moving into creative services and operations, working on a wide-range of brands which include Sainsbury’s Argos, Marvel, Disney, The National Lottery, Liberty and Sony.

Mark took up the position of Operations Director at global brand consultancy and creative agency Portas, almost 3 years ago. In that time, he has introduced project management and production departments to help strengthen the agency’s offerings whilst working on fashion, retail & lifestyle brands in the UK and across the world. Mark also plays a key role in supporting the agency’s office in Australia.


Radisson Blu Portman, London

What others say

“The first event of its kind I've been to in London - great to meet other professionals from Creative Operations Divisions in media and retail in one room for a day of discussion and knowledge sharing.” 

Anna Waldeck-Evans

“This event allowed me to connect and share learnings and reminded me that whatever level or size of the company, we all face similar challenges and can learn from each other.”

Ellie Cobb

"A great opportunity to connect with industry colleagues and build a sense of community"

Sam Yates
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