Cambridge-based PR and marketing agency, Conscious Communications

Cambridge-based PR and marketing agency, Conscious Communications has announced the appointment of communications stalwart, Mark Squires as Non-Executive Director.

Mark held senior roles in marketing and communications at Hutchison, Orange, Nokia and Microsoft, including Global Director of Social Media. At the time of the Nokia’s acquisition by Microsoft he held the position of Communications Director for Western Europe.

Mark said: “The combination of insightful PR and an ambition for creativity at Conscious Communications is creating a terrific advantage for their clients. In this ever-changing market, I believe that Conscious Communications has the key ingredients for the future – fresh ideas and a value proposition built for the digital era. Working with this talented team is a wonderful opportunity and I will be doing all I can to see their elevation as a best-in-class agency.”

Mark has been involved in education for many years as both a school Governor and Trustee of the CMAT Academy Group. Mark will support Conscious Communications’ growth and development by using his wide experience to contribute to the strategic direction of the company.

Recognising the team’s impact in the PR and marketing industry, Conscious Communications was recently announced as a finalist in the PR category (under 40 staff) for the Recommended Agency Register Awards 2017. The awards are one of a kind in the industry, with finalists being shortlisted based on outstanding client reviews and ratings on Each year the Register downloads the ratings from its database and celebrates the agencies with the highest ratings through the Awards.

Alison Taylor, Managing Director, Conscious Communications said: “It is a very exciting time for Conscious Communications with new appointments, client wins and growth of our in-house design team. Mark’s knowledge will be invaluable to the team, and we are looking forward to working together and seeing where his advice and experience will help take the business.”