Published on June 10th, 2015

Mark WenhamBirmingham, June 9, 2015 – Mark Wenham, former Army officer and Head of the UK Defence Media Operations Centre, has joined crisis management consultancy Insignia as part of its growing consultant team. He will develop and deliver crisis management planning, training and exercises, and provide senior counsel to Insignia’s clients as they manage challenging situations.

Before joining Insignia, Mark was Head of the UK Defence Media Operations Centre where he developed and delivered crisis communications and media training and exercises across the Armed Forces and beyond. During this period he was also seconded to the National Security Council Communications Team in the Cabinet Office.

Prior to this, he fulfilled senior communication roles within NATO, including Chief of Military Public Affairs and spokesman at a NATO assigned HQ and as Deputy Chief of Military Public Affairs for Joint Command Headquarters in Afghanistan.

Commenting on the appointment, Insignia’s managing director Jonathan Hemus said: “He brings a new perspective to our team with front line experience of crisis management based on a thirty year career as an officer in the British Army.  This experience of the most intense crisis management under pressure gives him a deep understanding of crisis management planning, teamwork and leadership which will be of enormous value to our clients.”

Insignia is a specialist crisis management consultancy providing planning, training and consultancy services to help businesses do and say the right things when under intense pressure. Based in Birmingham, it operates around the world and includes DP World, the England and Wales Cricket Board, Henley Business School, London Luton Airport, Lundin Mining, Pukka Pies and Tui among its clients.

For more information, please contact:

Jonathan Hemus, managing director, Insignia

UK: 0786 832 9102 or