Mark joined BGF in May 2011 and is based in London, with a UK wide role. He is part of senior management and assists the investment teams to assess the operational capability/opportunity of potential investees. He sits on the Board of a number of portfolio companies and works with many others where he is able to add value. He was also a member of the Industrial Development Advisory Board (IDAB).
Mark has had 30 years’ experience in Industry, primarily as the Managing Director/CEO of a number of manufacturing Companies which include Pressurements Ltd, Druck Holdings Plc and General Electric, manufacturing a range of instrumentation and sensors covering sectors from aerospace, automotive, oil & gas to test and metrology.
Other Companies include M&H Plastic a manufacturer of rigid plastic packaging for the personal care market. Export throughout the world has been a consistent aspect of these companies. Mark has sold a number of the companies he has led and has successfully integrated bolt-on acquisitions.
Mark is married with two children and has a BA (Hons) in Business Studies from Middlesex University.
“The funding and support BGF provides is ideal for ambitious growing UK Companies. It is a real privilege to meet so many dynamic business’s across the UK and to try to help in a small way to maximise their profitable growth.”
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