Cllr Mark Howell

Deputy Leader of BCP Council and Portfolio Holder for Regeneration & Culture

Mark is Deputy Leader of BCP Council and Portfolio Holder for Regeneration & Culture. He has a Masters Degree in Photojournalism & Documentary Photography.

 Before election as a councillor for Poole Town, he founded and was a director of The Arts Poole, a voluntary group that ran monthly creative networking events in Poole.

Mark is determined to improve the cultural scene within Poole, Bournemouth and Christchurch and believes the emerging Cultural Collective can, in collaboration with BCP Council, broaden participation, support aspiring artists and develop cultural infrastructure.