Mark Banbury

Senior Associate

With more than 19 years of experience in the nonprofit sector, Mark Banbury’s career has spanned the globe and key philanthropic sectors. Some of his previous professional roles have included Global Chief Information Officer for Plan International (UK), Chief Information and Constituent Services Officer for Heart and Stroke Foundation (Canada) and the Director of Information Systems and New Media for SickKids Foundation (Canada). In these capacities, Mark has managed operational teams including IT, Human Resources, Communications, Operations, Facilities, and Purchasing/Warehousing/Logistics. Additionally, in 2011, he oversaw the global communications aspects of the launch of Plan International’s successful Because I Am A Girl Campaign and the UN International Day of the Girl Child. Throughout his career, Mark has consistently been on the senior management teams of large organizations where he both led and was a key participant in organizational strategic planning.
Mark graduated from Ryerson University with a Bachelor of Applied Arts (Honours) in Radio and Television Arts and has taken graduate courses in the areas of organizational development, distance education, and media.

Fundraising Area of Expertise: Mark specializes in Advancement Services, Management and Governance, Data Analytics, Project Management, and Fundraising Technology.

Sector Experience: Mark has global experience in the health, education, international development, and membership/advocacy sectors, across several large organizations. His notable work has included the transformation of several large recurring giving programs through the use of applied technology and analytics. Mark has led over a half dozen major nonprofit CRM implementations/stabilizations/replacements across these various sectors.

Mark’s fundraising must have: Integrated systems that present a single source of truth are fundamental to supplying data and analytics that drive good decision making. Building on a good strategic plan and a robust governance structure, technology can make the difference between just sustaining an organization’s mission and transforming an organization into a sector leader.

Contact Mark at: mbanbury@ssutton-and-associates.com

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