Chairman of the Mankind Initiative
Mark Brooks has been trustee chair of the ManKind Initiative for over ten years. As well as co-creating a one-day training course on male victims, a national practitioners’ community and a national directory of services, he sits on a number of national stakeholder bodies and regularly appears in the media. He is a qualified domestic abuse services manager and was awarded an OBE in the 2019 New Year’s Honours list. He is a communications expert by profession and has spent the majority of his career in politics, financial services and education. He is also an ambassador for International Men’s Day UK and a co-founder of the Men and Boys Coalition, an inclusive network of 100 charities, academics and professionals concerned about the wellbeing of men and boys. He has also stood three times for Parliament.