Mark Fox (journalist)
11 July 1970 |
|Alma mater||St. Stephen’s House, University of Oxford
Birkbeck College, London University
St. Mary’s College, University of Surrey
|Occupation||Chief Executive of the BSA|
|Known for||Public policy analyst and journalist|
Mark Fox (born 11 July 1970) is a British businessman, journalist and public policy analyst.
Early life 
He attended Brighton College' and holds degrees from three universities - B.A. in English, Theology and Religious Studies from St. Mary's College, Strawberry Hill, Surrey University; a B.Th. from Oxford University, where he was a member of St. Stephen's House: and an M.Sc. from London University, where he read British Politics & Public Administration at Birkbeck College. His tutor was Professor Ben Pimlott. He started but did not complete a Ph.D. under the supervision of Professor Lord Hennessy of Nympsfield, Attlee Professor of Contemporary British History at Queen Mary, University of London. He has also taken short courses at the JFK School of Government, Harvard University, and St. Martin's College of Art, University of the Arts, London.
Before the BSA Fox had a varied career in business, journalism and politics.
He joined the BVCA - The British Venture Capital Association as its Director of Communications and Public Affairs in 2001, and from June to November 2007 he was co-responsible for running the organisation following the departure of the Chief Executive.
Fox was Assistant Private Secretary to William Hague MP during his first year as Leader of the Conservative Party, having been a member of his leadership campaign team. Prior to this he was a political advisor to Rt. Hon. Virginia Bottomley MP (now Rt. Hon. Baroness Bottomley) as Secretary of State for Health and Secretary of State for National Heritage.
Briefly at the start of his career he did spells with Hill & Knowlton and GJW Government Relations Ltd.
Public and voluntary service 
He is a Freeman of the City of London.
Political activity 
At the 2005 General Election Fox was the Conservative Parliamentary Candidate for Great Yarmouth, Norfolk. He was Research Secretary of the Bow Group and Member of the Council, 1994-1995. For a period he worked for MPs Peter Bottomley and Peter Ainsworth.
- BSA Website
- Brighton College
- St. Mary's College
- St. Stephen's House
- Ben Pimlott
- JFK School of Government
- St. Martin's College of Art
- Total Politics
- Oxford Dictionaries definition of 'lobby' correspondent
- Island Life
- Total Politics
- Public Servant Magazine'
- Conservative Home,
- Who is going to give us the leadership we deserve?
- Mark Fox on Conservative Home
- You can't understand Thatcher without understanding her Christian faith
- White Ensign Association
- St. Thomas of Canterbury Primary School
- St. Mary's Primary School
- St. Vincent de Paul Roman Catholic Primary School