Mimi Mok has over 10 years of experience in the arts and culture sector in Canada and Asia, primarily in development and board relations. She is currently the Business & Development Director at The Theatre Centre. Mimi previously worked in development for Canadian Stage, Esprit Orchestra, Canada’s Ballet Jorgen, and the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra. Highlights include the Marty Bragg Endowment Fund for Canadian Stage, a $1.5M campaign for the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra’s 40th Anniversary, and winning the Aviva Community Fund for Ballet Jorgen to tour Swan Lake to Newfoundland. In addition to development, Mimi also managed Esprit Orchestra’s China Tour in 2014, where the Orchestra performed 3 concerts in 2 cities on a 10-day tour, giving the Asian premieres of four works by iconic Canadian composers such as Murray Schafer, Alexina Louie, and Alex Pauk.
Mimi holds a MBA from Schulich School of business, with a specialization in Arts, Media and Entertainment Management. At Schulich, Mimi was co-editor of the Arts, Media and Entertainment Management annual newsletter, and a recipient of the Brian Dixon Founders’ Award, which recognizes an Arts and Media student with high academic achievement and demonstrated contribution to the cultural sector. She is also a Forte Fellow, which is a network connecting women through access to business education and professional development.