Mark Doyle worked for the Contemporary Art Society (2009-15) on a pioneering pilot initiative to develop the market for contemporary art and collecting and support emerging artistic talent in the North of England. In 2015 he co-originated with Sebastien Montabonel ‘Going Public: International Art Collectors in Sheffield’, a major multi-site exhibition and summit focusing on visual arts philanthropy in the 21st century. He is now Art Gallery Curator & Collections Manager at Touchstones Rochdale Art Gallery, and continues to work freelance on a number of collector development schemes and projects.