Mark has been Chief Executive of Beating Bowel Cancer since July 2010. In his 30 years in the charity sector he has worked at a senior/Board level in a number of high profile organisations, including: the Royal College of General Practitioners; the Royal College of Nursing; Diabetes UK; the BBC; and the homelessness charity, Crisis.
Mark is a Trustee of the Rainmaker Foundation, a charity that empowers small charities to fulfil their potential. He is a member of the NCVO working group on “opt in” to fundraising.
Mark is a commentator on third sector/charity/health matters through his regular blog in Third Sector and elsewhere.
A keen cyclist Mark has raised money for Beating Bowel Cancer by taking part in cycling challenges in 2014, 2015 and 2016, including Ride London (twice), and cycling from London to Paris. He continues to pedal (slowly) around the Surrey Hills.
Mark is on Twitter @MarkFlannCEO