Before starting Albany Arts Communications, Mark worked for Haunch of Venison gallery. In 2010, he joined Blain|Southern where, as Director of Communications, he looked after its galleries in London, Berlin and New York. Prior to this, Mark was a journalist and held senior editorial positions for a number of national newspapers including The Sunday Telegraph and the Times, where he was a political correspondent based at the House of Commons.
CARLA VON DER BECKE
Carla von der Becke joined Albany Arts in 2015. She brings over fifteen years of experience working in the art world. Carla’s background spans contemporary art publishing, art fairs and galleries. Roles include Project Manager for the annual Reconstruction at Sudelely Castle exhibition of large-scale sculpture by leading international artists, and Skulptur, a book on contemporary Nordic sculpture published by Hatje Cantz.
Jasmine has over four years’ experience in marketing and arts communications, specialising in digital and luxury marketing. Prior to joining Albany, she gained professional experience at leading galleries such as Modern Art Oxford and Waddesdon Manor, Buckinghamshire. She also spent three years working for Art de Vivre, marketing the rentals of private luxury homes and estates across the globe. She is an alumna of London College of Communication and Chelsea College of Art & Design, University of Arts London.
Prior to joining Albany, George was head of strategic content at the advertising agency BBDO Shanghai, leading international campaigns for brands such as Bacardi, GE, and ExxonMobil. George began his career as an editor and journalist for number of different publications, including The Times, Interfax, Vogue, and TimeOut Magazine. He holds a BA in History and a diploma in Mandarin Chinese from SOAS in London.
SOCIAL MEDIA STRATEGIST
Before joining Albany, Ian worked in the organisation of public art projects, promoting festivals, and managing the social media accounts of artist such as Chris Levine. Ian has over 8 years of experience in graphic design and content marketing.
With an MA in Art Business from Sothebys Institute of Art Mira brings extensive international experience in arts communications and project management.