Our congratulations to Mark Pack – and, alas, a farewell to him

Mark PackCongratulations to my Co-Editor at Lib Dem Voice, Mark Pack, on his appointment as associate director at Blue Rubicon, ‘a consultancy that leads strategic thinking in corporate, financial, brand and behaviour change communications’. He departs MHP Communications, where he’s been since leaving the Lib Dems in 2009, at the beginning of March. In addition, he has recently been appointed a Visiting Lecturer at City University in the Journalism Department.

Add these professional activities to his extensive political campaigning — did you know he’s written a book on the subject, by the way? — and Mark’s made the decision to step aside from Lib Dem Voice at the end of February. Totally understandable from his point of view, totally gutting from ours.

Mark was, with Rob Fenwick as founding editor, the founding spirit of this site way back in 2006. It won’t be quite the same without him, but naturally the LDV editorial collective wish him the very best for all his endeavours. I’m sure he’ll arrive at the optimal work/work balance sooner or later…

Of course if you want to keep up with his thoughts on the Lib Dems, then you can do so over at his own blog and in his monthly email newsletter.

Thank you, Mark, for helping make the site what it is today.

* Stephen was Editor (and Co-Editor) of Liberal Democrat Voice from May 2007 to Jan 2015, and writes at The Collected Stephen Tall.

Read more by or more about or .
This entry was posted in Site news.
Bookmark the web address for this page or use the short url http://ldv.org.uk/32995 for Twitter and emails.
Advert

5 Comments

  • Congratulations on your appointment Mark.
    Wishing you all the best for the future.

  • Yes, its congratulations and I am sure that whilst its a loss toLDV, Mark will also see that it is an opportunity for someone else to take on and thus we continue to develop and improve as a Party.
    Lets be positive as we wish Mark well.

  • Congratulations, Mark and I agree with the universal sentiment that you will be missed…

Post a Comment

Lib Dem Voice welcomes comments from everyone but we ask you to be polite, to be on topic and to be who you say you are. You can read our comments policy in full here. Please respect it and all readers of the site.

If you are a member of the party, you can have the Lib Dem Logo appear next to your comments to show this. You must be registered for our forum and can then login on this public site with the same username and password.

Your email is never published. Required fields are marked *

*
*
Please complete the name of this site, Liberal Democrat ...?

Advert



Recent Comments

  • User AvatarStuart 28th Feb - 5:13pm
    @Simon I wasn't even trying to make a point particularly, I just wanted to get some idea of what you actually want from a student...
  • User Avatarexpats 28th Feb - 5:07pm
    Stephen Campbell/Stuart.....I don't wish to alienate anyone on this site...However, I posted my 28th Feb '15 - 10:14am because I resent being spoken to as...
  • User AvatarStuart 28th Feb - 5:04pm
    @Simon "You and they give the impression that you recognise that Labour has got itself into a major bind over this" There's one flaw with...
  • User Avatarpaul barker 28th Feb - 5:02pm
    Where I disagree with Tim Farron is in thinking that stable government is what Britain needs most right now. What we really need is change,...
  • User AvatarAndrew Ducker 28th Feb - 4:38pm
    Looking at most election forecast sites, neither Tory+LibDem or Lab+LibDem is going to be enough for a majority: http://electionforecast.co.uk/ And as the SNP have ruled...
  • User AvatarSteve 28th Feb - 3:36pm
    @Paul Walter So what is your explanation for allowing Mr Shaw to post? I've never once read anything constructive in his numerous comments.
Sat 28th Feb 2015
Sun 1st Mar 2015
Mon 2nd Mar 2015
18:30
Wed 4th Mar 2015
Sat 7th Mar 2015
Sun 8th Mar 2015
Wed 11th Mar 2015
Fri 13th Mar 2015
Sat 14th Mar 2015
Wed 18th Mar 2015
Sat 28th Mar 2015