Mark Sanderson


Mark has been leading the Web Foundation since September 2023, and brings a breadth of experience of innovative social impact work across the world with a focus on media and technology.

Mark started his career in the private sector working in marketing and communications and transitioned to the world of social impact 12 years ago where he has worked for INGOs, Corporate Foundations and co-founded a grassroots NGO. His experience is truly global, and includes extensive work in Africa and India.

He has held leadership positions with Nike Foundation’s Girl Effect and the world’s largest mens’ health charity Movember, as well as co-founding Purposeful, a grassroots NGO with a focus on gender. Prior to the Web Foundation, Mark was working with the CEO of Virgin Unite on its flagship programmes.