Company and Team
Our Company

At Cohort we provide a range of value enhancing products and services to the international education sector.

Our Vision

Our vision is to make international education accessible to all. Our products & services do this by:

  • Decreasing the cost associated with study overseas;

  • Simplifying and streamlining the processes involved; and

  • Delivering excellent customer service and support.

Our Accreditation

Due to the nature of our products and services, we are required to hold an Australian & New Zealand Financial Services Licence - AFSL 455592 and NZ FSP 488926.

The following Registers enable you to validate companies that hold these accreditations.

Our Recognition

Australian Government: The Australian Government has recognised Cohort for Innovation and Entrepreneurship in both 2014 and 2015.

Industry: In 2015 we gained 36th place in the Top 100 Fast Starters List published by the Business Review Weekly as one of the youngest and fastest growing companies in Australia.

Media: The Sydney Morning Herald recognised Cohort as a company ‘to watch in 2016’ due to our growth.

We continue to attract similar acclamations from media and industry.

The Founders

Mark Fletcher

Mark is a qualified Solicitor, has completed a Bachelor of Business and has also obtained a Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance and Investment. Prior to Cohort Solutions, Mark was responsible for managing all financial risks including foreign exchange, interest rate, liquidity and capital management at a large Australian bank. He has over 15 years’ experience working for international investment banks, together with Australian regional banks.

Mark has been CEO of Cohort since 2011.


Paul Jones

Paul has over 15 years experience in software development. He has worked on products covering the finance, consumer, mobile and B2B sectors. Paul specialises in building solutions that integrate complex technologies, simplifying them and improving their accessibility. He is responsible for driving the technology of the company and ensuring that it provides highly automated and streamlined solutions for students, agents and education providers.

Paul has been CTO of Cohort since 2012.