Creative Impact

Mark Adam Harold

Mark Adam Harold emigrated from England to Lithuania in 2004 and was elected to the City Council of Vilnius in 2015, becoming the first non-citizen to swear to defend the Lithuanian Constitution. He worked on human rights and nightlife development, becoming known as the first Night Mayor of Vilnius. In 2019 he left the Council and started Vilnius Night Alliance, a group of venues, performers and organisers advocating for better nightlife. Mark is now the Chair of the Night Economy Association of Lithuania and a consultant for cities wishing to improve the quality and variety of their nightlife.