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Board of Directors

The Board consists of two directors with extensive financial and public company experience


James has over 15 years of investment management and corporate finance expertise. Marwyn’s 16 portfolio platforms to date have issued over £2.7bn of equity capital, with James having experienced a broad array of sectors and developed an extensive network of relationships with co-investors, advisors and other business leaders.

James brings an entrepreneurial mind-set to the management team, having co-founded Marwyn alongside Mark Brangstrup Watts, and prior to that founded one of the earliest strategic technology consultancies. James was also previously Chief Executive Officer of icollector Plc, a leading provider of live auction trading platforms, later negotiating its joint venture with eBay.

James is a Managing Partner of Marwyn Capital LLP, Marwyn Investment Management LLP and is a non-executive director of Marwyn Asset Management Limited. Portfolio level executive directorships include Safe Harbour Holdings Plc and the Company

James was previously on the board of BCA Marketplace Plc, Breedon Aggregates Ltd and Advanced Computer Software Plc, Le Chameau Group Plc, and was Chairman of Entertainment One Ltd, amongst others.


As co-founder of Marwyn in 2002, Mark has many years of experience deploying private equity investment strategies in the public markets. Marwyn’s highly acquisitive portfolio companies have delivered approximately 100 bolt-on acquisitions with Mark offering significant M&A, ECM and corporate finance experience.

Mark brings his background in strategic consultancy to the management team having been responsible for strategic development projects for international clients including Ford Motor Company (US), Cummins (Japan) and 3M (Europe).

Mark is a Managing Partner in Marwyn Capital LLP and Marwyn Investment Management LLP. Mark is currently an Executive Director of Safe Harbour Holdings Plc and the Company. Mark is also a non-executive director of Marwyn Asset Management Limited and was previously on the board of BCA Marketplace Plc, Zegona Communications Plc, Le Chameau Group Plc, Advanced Computer Software Plc, Entertainment One Ltd, Melorio Plc, Inspicio Plc and Talarius Plc, amongst others.