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Mark Bate


Experienced executive search consultant in the Education sector.

Mark is a consultant in the Education Practice with particular responsibility to develop new and existing relationships with educational providers in the regions. Whilst he specialises in appointing to senior academic, functional and non-executive roles in Higher Education, he has also worked with Government (briefing at Secretary of State-level), Further Education Colleges and private training providers. Prior to joining Harvey Nash Executive Search, Mark spent six and a half years in the Education Practice at Odgers Berndtson, where he delivered searches at the most senior levels. Mark has a particular strength in searching across all aspects of the economy to bring candidates into the education sector. Mark graduated from the University of Durham with a degree in law.

Expertise: Search experience in the Higher Education, Further Education and related sectors, recruiting Vice Chancellors, Pro Vice Chancellors and leadership roles

Office Location: London & Leeds

Tel: 0044 113 202 8993

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