Mark Butler, Director of International Education Department
Mark Butler is the Director, Bow Valley College International. Mark is an international development leader with more than 15 years of extensive experience across many diverse countries and regions including Europe, sub-Saharan Africa, Asia, the Middle East and the Americas. Mark runs a multi-faceted International Education department at Bow Valley College and on the International Development portfolio oversees strategic and risk management, partnership development, project management and contract development and negotiations.
Mark has developed and delivered many educational management and leadership projects, programs and courses implementing with a participative and entrepreneurial leadership style. Combined with his academic background and industry engagement it has allowed other local and international organizations to develop and grow their own senior management independent leadership styles. Mark has extensive international project management experience, specifically in Eastern Africa and the CARICOM region (via Education for Employment programs and through TVET systems).
Mark holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration (International) from Athabasca University and a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from the University of Calgary with a focus on International and Marketing.