He was named global ambassador of the year for 2020 for the education innovation catalysts HundrED.org and is co-founder of the non-profit named as one of the top 100 education innovations in the world in 2020 and 2021 by HundrED and Forbes.
Alex is also co-founder of cited by UNESCO and the OECD. He has convened the global roundtable for UNESCO Futures of Education 2050. Alex is co-founder and curator of , the world’s first free online film festival about education futures, co-founder of global innovation , co-founder of the Changemaker programme for the Eden Project and runs leadership development programmes for schools on and offline throughout the year.
Mark is both a qualified educator and accredited CSR professional. He began his career in teaching and community project management over two decades ago, and in the time since has honed his skills in a huge variety of teams; including charities, governments, schools, consumer healthcare and the music industry.
Mark’s passion for CSR comes from a first-hand experience that the common strength shared by all successful organisations is a sense of purpose, community and responsibility. He has worked in CSR for almost 20 years, 10 years of that based in East Africa where he pioneered partnerships with Global corporates, multinationals and others.
He has used his experience to develop a CSR coaching program to help organisations to engage their teams, develop their communities, and grow together with a common sense of purpose. Mark is a qualified teacher and a Fellow of the Institute of Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability.