17+ years marketing
English, Welsh, Mandarin
2014 Cardiff Life Awards - Winner
Hi, My Name is Mari Arthur
I am an experienced Marketing, Communications and Sales Consultant and Business Strategist having worked in a number of private and public sectors.
I have business development, PR, sales, marketing, events, design, project and account management experience and have worked in a number of industries most recently within sustainability, education, health care, climate change and not-for-profit sectors.
I have managed large and small campaigns for the Disasters Emergency Committee, Plaid Cymru and many other organisations; focusing on raising money and awareness and bringing about positive change.
I previously established two Cardiff-based businesses, I am currently on the Board of three third-sector organisations, and I am proud to be a school governor.
As a consultant I manage teams across private and public organisations and have been accountable for the successful delivery of several large and international projects.
Having also established two businesses with a total of 17 staff; and growing; I have had an opportunity to put what I have learned from a number of organisations and roles into practice.
I have written, managed and implemented a number of business, marketing and sustainability plans for organisations and advised start-ups on early-stage business and marketing planning.
Qualified and Passionate
With a total of 17 years in marketing I have professional qualifications from the Chartered Institute of Marketing, a Masters in Literature (which has strengthened my copy writing and creative thinking) and a passion for social and new media. I am passionate about all areas of sustainability and messaging around this topic.
I currently chair Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water’s Independent Environmental Advisory Panel (IEAP) and the Smart Energy Systems Group, and I am an active member of the National Assembly Climate Change Expert Reference Group and the Cross Party Group on Sustainable Energy.
I am bilingual in English and Welsh and am learning Mandarin as I manage contracts that take me to China on a regular basis.