Mark Coote

Mark Coote, Director of Development
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Director of Development

Mark joined Christ Church in October 2017. Prior to that, for almost seven years, he was CEO of the Wells Cathedral School Foundation overseeing fundraising and the school’s external relations brief. He served as a member of the Senior Executive Team and was CEO of a sister charity in Hong Kong, the Wells Music Society of Hong Kong.  Within the Foundation Mark led the public fundraising phase of a major capital development project, comprising a state-of- the art music facility, (Cedars Hall, £9.6M) and a sports pavilion (£0.6M). Under his leadership the Foundation also launched a ten year Bursary Fundraising appeal and established an endowment.  Before Wells Mark spent more than five years as a national fundraising director for Cancer Research UK and was the first Director of Development at the City of London School for Girls. Mark is a Governor of St Paul’s Cathedral School, a trustee of the Seahorse Trust, the charitable vehicle of the Worshipful Company of Pewterers’ in the City of London and an IDPE Trustee.