Mark Allen is the chairman of the family-owned Mark Allen Group, which he founded in 1985 following a management buyout. The group now publishes 65 magazines and organises 200 conferences/events and 10 large exhibitions a year. It employs 365 people in four separate offices: Herne Hill, Dartford, Wiltshire and Guildford. The group is involved in healthcare, dentistry, education and social care, manufacturing and engineering, music and leisure. A graduate from Durham University, Mark Allen was a newspaper journalist before transferring to magazines as the editor of Reed Business Information’s Community Care in 1974, a brand he is in the process of acquiring. He was employed by RBI for 10 years before, briefly, working for Thomson International Publishing and then starting his own business.
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