Mark Waugh is the Business Development Director at DACS. Before joining DACS in 2014 he worked extensively in Korea and South East Asia as Commissioner for emerging artfairs; Art Gwangju and G-Seoul 13 and as Associate Director of SUUM; Commissioning a number of projects in collaboration with Samsung Electronics including the media art focused award, The Samsung Art+ Prize and IOC commissions. He is Chair of the International Curators Forum and previously Director of the iconic A Foundation in London and Liverpool, and Head of Visual Arts, South East Arts Council England. He has curated numerous group and solo exhibitions and contributed to publications, catalogues and magazines including most recently a chapter in the acclaimed 2017 book; Artists: Rethinking the Blockchain. He is also the author of the novels Bubble Entendre and Come.