Chris OwenDirector - CEO
Chris Owen A Co-founder of Premier Models Management since 1981, Chris was one of the driving forces behind the “Supermodel” phenomena of the 90s, working with models such as Naomi Campbell, Christy Turlington, Claudia Schiffer, Linda Evangelista and Cindy Crawford.
In 1997, he founded Premier Mission Group where he focused on brand management and development, including projects such as Naomi Campbell and Cindy Crawford’s perfume and cosmetic lines – both initiatives which helped to make the models into the highest paid supermodels in the world. Chris was also responsible for the concept behind David Bailey’s ‘Model Close Up’ Channel 4 documentary and Channel 4’s ‘The Model Agency’ plus other successful TV and event projects.
David SkillingDirector - COO
David Skilling has worked in brand development and marketing for 15 years specialising in strategy for high-profile talent (sports and entertainment) and brand campaigns. David has worked with a multitude of talent from Formula 1 racing, the UFC, Premier League (soccer), MLS, the NFL, Boxing, and an extensive list of Olympians and Paralympians. Many of which have been crowned world champions.
Since late 2020 he’s been guiding blockchain and NFT projects with marketing knowledge and creating strategies to help brands transition their marketing efforts into this new era.
For almost 40 years, Mark has developed, owned and operated businesses in the Lifestyle sector; ranging from music to nighttime entertainment (live music and dance-driven), themed attractions, sports and culture, and education.
Mark owned the world’s largest nightclub chain (Juliana’s) and the world’s most profitable nightclub, in Tokyo. His work has spanned much of the globe, Working in collaboration with both the private and public sectors.
Mark’s Pocket Planet is a new leisure attraction for which the media and digital channels will be brought to life through Premier Mission.
An MBA in Finance and years of engaging with investors and lenders for projects ranging from £1m up to £3 billion (Singapore casino license) bring Mark to the forefront of all the deals and projects he drives – and with Premier Mission his task is to fuel the company for exponential growth, strong and recurring profit and the timely exploitation of a suitable capital market (Likely London).