Mark Brooker has over ten years experience of the delivery of social care related research and policy for the London boroughs, having previously been employed by the London Research Centre, the Greater London Authority and London Councils as a researcher and in project management roles.
Mark has been a key contributor to published research on a range of topics, notably residential and nursing care for adults, the housing needs of people with mental health needs and the funding of services for people with drug and alcohol problems. Mark has also played a major role in the delivery of several IT projects, including the London care placements website which helps the London boroughs to commission good quality services on behalf of vulnerable children and adults.
Most recently Mark was employed by London Councils to deliver the Data Share London project. Data Share London was developed to promote good practice in public sector information sharing through a number of activities including the delivery of a training programme and a website of supporting materials. Mark holds a BA in Politics & East Asian Studies from the University of Newcastle Upon Tyne.