Our People

At Invicta, our clients come first. Their successes are our successes. We have researched, targeted and then employed the best possible people to complement the sectors in which we operate. Our people make Invicta what it is. As our client you will work with the Invicta team and gain access to our network of retained advisors and business partners, ensuring that you have all the necessary options at your fingertips.
Mark Cummings

Mark Cummings

Managing Director

Mark founded Invicta Public Affairs in 2007, following a stint working as a Policy Advisor for the Scottish Executive and then as Public Affairs Advisor to the Association of Scottish Colleges. Under Mark’s leadership, Invicta has advised over 150 businesses and at any given time, Invicta is responsible for managing a portfolio of around 30 plus clients with interests spanning all four corners of the United Kingdom. Mark is a highly-skilled and experienced Public Affairs specialist, operating at a local and national level in all four home nations across the UK and in building regional and sectoral coalitions to engage with the UK Government.

Jennifer Peltier

Jennifer Peltier

Head of Operations, Marketing and Engagement

Starting with Invicta in 2010 as a Graduate Intern, Jennifer quickly worked her way up the organisational tree, distinguishing herself in the roles of Graduate Trainee, Account Executive and Campaigns and Media Manager to become Invicta’s Head of Campaigns and Media. Jennifer is the epitome of the impressive Invicta Graduate Scheme. A skilled communicator, Jennifer has helped shape the external perception of Invicta and continues to deliver for all clients who need to engage key third party stakeholders, the general public and the media.

Mark Stephenson

Mark Stephenson

Head of Office - England

Mark joined Invicta Public Affairs in May 2015, having been Policy Manager at the North East Chamber of Commerce. A diligent and meticulous policy expert, Mark thrives on delivering for clients in politically challenging situations. His understanding of the north of England is second to none yet Mark is equally at home in Westminster where he spends a significant amount of time on behalf of clients.

David Foster

David Foster

Head of Office - Scotland

David joined Invicta in July 2014 following a three-year stint with a renewable energy trade body, where he managed and maintained membership relations. A natural networker, David engages in all aspects of the Invicta business to support business to business engagement. David also leads in ensuring that Invicta operates ethically and has benchmarked our professional practice against other comparable professions.

Joe Allen

Joe Allen

Account Director - Wales

Joe joined Invicta in March 2017 from a national financial services trade body. He is an accomplished policy and public affairs professional with more than 10 years experience working in both Wales and Westminster. Joe has a strong track record of successful policy development and achieving change on behalf of clients and he has a comprehensive understanding of the dynamics of both national and local government in Wales. An effective communicator, Joe is a previous winner of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations Gold Award.