Mark Whitehead is the Founder & Owner of MMS Consultancy which offers business advisory services, predominantly in the sports, media and entertainment sectors.
An experienced CEO, entrepreneur and investor, Mark originally trained and practised as a corporate M&A lawyer in the City before moving into the sports industry in various executive positions. Mark was CEO of market-leading sports law specialists Couchmans LLP for 8 years, and subsequently CEO of divisions within the Virgin Group and global marketing agency CSM Sport & Entertainment.
Mark has created, bought and sold a number of companies and has a wide range of domain expertise in both B2B and B2C environments; he is now a trusted advisor to several businesses on matters ranging from strategy and investment to business structures and management support.
Mark is currently Non-Executive Chairman of leading cinema group Backyard Cinema and of The Running Channel, the world’s fastest growing online community of runners.