Mark Busse BA CGD

Mark Busse is co-founder and managing director of Vancouver-based design consultancy Industrial Brand. Since 1998 Industrial Brand has evolved to specialize in helping built environment professionals such as architects, engineers, and constructors (AEC) and other professional services firms realize their brand and marketing potential through research-based strategy and communication design.

A CGD™ Certified Graphic Designer, Busse serves as a VP and past president of the Society of Graphic Designers of Canada and a design educator, advisor, mentor for design programs at Vancouver Film School, Capilano University, Langara College and others. A graduate of TWU’s School of Business and UBC’s Visual Arts Program, Busse has over two decades of design and creative management experience.

Busse invests in the creative community by producing and hosting events such as Likemind Vancouver, Interesting Vancouver, and CreativeMornings/Vancouver as well as a frequent speaker at industry events and conferences. He is a writer for Design Edge Magazine and Canadian Architect Magazine, an advisory board member for Vancouver is Awesome, and a regular guest commentator on the live TV news talk show "Unfiltered" with Jill Krop on Global BC1.

An active participant in volunteer initiatives, Busse has been a citizen member of the