BiographyMark Hannant is an creative services entrepreneur and business communicator.
He began his career as a business journalist and spent a decade in publishing. He was editorial director then managing director, of Trident Communications, a leading corporate publishing business. In 2004 he was part of a core management team that raised funding to buy the business from its founders. He was appointed chief operations officer with responsibility for businesses in the UK, USA and Middle East. In 2006 the business was sold to private equity.
From 2006 to 2008 Mark was a founder of the Engage Group, a specialist stakeholder communications consultancy. He served as Business Development director. Design Week ranked the business the fastest growing design consultancy in the UK in 2008.
In 2009 Mark moved to India to found teammagenta, a fresh-thinking creative agency that specialises in working in the places where developed and emerging markets meet. He is managing director.
In 2016 he co-founded Indigo Premedia, a Singapore-based pioneer of creative process outsourcing. Midnight's Grandchildren is his first book.
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
Corporate communications and branding; cross-border M&A; employee engagement; cross-cultural communications; emerging economies; appreciative inquiry; India; millennials.
West Ham United Football Club, travel, music, cooking, gin