Mark Fawcett, Chairman & Chief Executive

We Are Futures


When it comes to helping young people fulfil their potential, there's no better 'Future' leader than Mark. Mark has always been passionate about the huge difference he can make to young people, especially those with challenging backgrounds. So, his lifetime goal has always been to help youngsters access all the opportunities they need. His agency, We are Futures now creates support for over 18m young people! Working with the most youth-inspiring businesses, he has created the best partnerships with companies, schools and communities to deliver real social impact, giving young people the chance to experience the best future. Mark has revolutionised the way businesses support young people, encouraging them to invest over £200 million to help Build Brilliant Futures. Working with Sky, Deloitte, Nike, Samsung and McDonald’s has boosted employability skills, supported social enterprises damaged by lockdowns, driven youth health and sports participation, and tackled social mobility. With four networks, including the National Schools Partnership and Young Leaders Network, inspiring life-changing ideas such as the ‘Social Impact Barometer’, he has continued to change corporate attitudes and actions to support young people. His own company continues to excel, driving progressive DE&I through Relevance 2020s, an initiative to improve Fairness, Climate and Opportunity at work and across all client activity. In a world where young people need more focus… Mark, is certainly making his mark.