Design Professional, Creative Community Activist, and Food Fanatic in Vancouver, BC Canada
Mark Busse is the Director of Creativity and Engagement at HCMA Architecture + Design in Vancouver, BC. He is also a co-founder and associate of the design consultancy Industrial Brand, where for nearly two decades he served as Managing Director, specializing in serving AEC built environment professionals and other professional services firms realize brand and marketing potential through research-based strategy and communication design.
A CGD™ Certified Graphic Designer, Busse is an active executive and Fellow 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 nearly three 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 Unfiltered.