Mark Phillips

Managing director, Bluefrog

Managing director, Bluefrog

Mark held senior fundraising roles at both ActionAid and YMCA before establishing Bluefrog – one of Rogare's Associate Members – in 1997. One of the most influential fundraisers in the UK, Mark is the UK’s leading exponent of applying donor needs theory to shape and improve fundraising strategies and programmes. Creator and author of the Queer Ideas blog. Mark is an expert in areas such as pledge products, MVD/HVD and stewardship programmes, having led projects for some of the leading charities in the UK and international NGOs. Bluefrog is now a highly-effective, award-winning fundraising agency working with a range of international and UK charities. Mark is a regular speaker at the IFC, IoF, AFP and Case conferences. He has an MSc in management science.

Twitter@Markyphillips

Blog: Queer Ideas