Corporate Understanding

Expert communication consultancy, award winning writing

In-house experience, outside perspective

Mark Watkins is a former newspaper journalist and script-writer with writing credits for radio, television and corporate films to his name. Over the past 20 years he has specialised in communication for major international companies, leading global communication teams at SmithKline Beecham, GlaxoSmithKline, Nycomed and General Electric.


He is now a communication consultant based in Roskilde, Denmark. He established Corporate Understanding in 2008 and was elected a Fellow of the Institute of Internal Communication in 2010.


Since its launch, Corporate Understanding has delivered communication projects for clients which include: Pandora jewellery, ALK-Abelló, Takeda Pharmaceutical, Nycomed, LEO Pharma, Lundbeck, Velux, NNE Pharmaplan, IPC Pharma, Brighton & Sussex University Hospitals, University College London Hospitals and National Australia Bank.

Non-corporate work

Mark is co-author of the collective novel 'Keeping Mum' and of the non-fiction book 'Established: Lessons from the world's oldest companies', both published by Unbound. You can order a copy of the book from all good bookshops or direct from the publisher via the Unbound website.

Contact details





Tel (Europe):

Tel (Aus/NZ):

+45 36 98 19 67

+61 2 6176 0906


Corporate Understanding is a proud sponsor of Canberra's premier elite futsal club, Boomerangs FS, as the 'player sponsor' of men's senior goalkeeper and juniors' team coach Nick van Aalst.

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