Team: Mark Speer

Mark Speer

Senior editor / translator

Mark has MA degrees from Tufts University (Boston, USA) and VU University Amsterdam (the Netherlands) in English and German language and literature. He has worked in New York conducting research and copywriting for a Manhattan public relations firm and ran the rare books department of an antiquarian bookstore in Amsterdam. In 2001, he set up a freelance business, editing and translating articles and books in a variety of subjects, including political science, development cooperation, agriculture, architecture and literary theory. At Contactivity Mark is primarily responsible for the English-language editing and editorial production of The Broker, ICT Update and Capactiy.org.