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Mark Ryan

Director of Product, Shopify

Mark is a Director of Product at Shopify, a multinational e-commerce company.

Working in the tech industry, and coming from a science background, I know the seeds of a career in STEM are planted in the early years and grown throughout a lifetime; Life is at the heart of that journey for so many people in the North East

Mark Ryan is a Centre for Life Trustee

Our business model

Life is charity, built on an entrepreneurial business model which ensures that all of the income needed to cover operating costs is self-generated.

Annual review

Over the last year, Life has continued its diverse purpose, to entertain, educate and inspire many different audiences.

Support us

Life is a charity, which aims to make science inspiring and relevant to the lives of all its visitors. You can support our work in a number of ways.

Work for Life

By joining Life, you’ll be part of a team that values equality and diversity, excellence, active learning, sustainability and an entrepreneurial spirit.