Mark Hogarth is a geopolitics graduate from Ayrshire in Scotland. Mark worked at Westminster from 2001-2005 as a parliamentary researcher to the politician Rt Hon Brian Wilson.
He has been creative director of Harris Tweed Hebrides since 2008 and has a brand consultancy in fashion and textiles although the vast majority of his work is as part of the multi award-winning Harris Tweed Hebrides team that have been credited with transforming the unique heritage industry.
In addition to working with Harris Tweed, Mark has been an Ambassador for Johnnie Walker Black Label (2015) and content creator for luxury leatherwear company Ettinger 2014 -16. He sits on the Advisory Council of The Campaign for Wool and was featured in The Macallan Conversations Make The Call campaign.
Mark spent several years in Asia working as a model and stylist where clients included Kenzo, Issey Miyake and Commes Des Garcons. Japanese design philosophy has had a permanent influence throughout his career.
Mark Hogarth was born and raised on a farm in Ayrshire and lives in Glasgow. He is a keen cyclist, rugby and football fan. Other interests include travel, style, the circular economy and geopolitics.