Mark is responsible for ensuring LDC continues to support the growth ambitions of businesses across Scotland. This includes identifying ambitious management teams that would benefit from private equity investment and ensuring they have the right partner to help them realise their growth strategy.

Since joining LDC in 2012, he has helped a broad range of exciting, fast-growing businesses across the country realise their ambitions. This includes leading LDC’s investment in Commsworld, the Edinburgh-headquartered telecommunications and ISP provider and supporting the expansion of Aberdeen’s Duncan and Todd Group following LDC’s £15million investment in the business in March 2018. Other investments include PDG Helicopters, CMS Enviro, Guardian Global Technologies and Ramco Tubular Services. Outside of LDC Mark is also NXC of Aberdeen Sports Village.

Mark holds an honours degree in Maths and Statistics from The University of Glasgow, and an MBA from Strathclyde Business School. He started his professional career as an actuary for Scottish Provident in Madrid and Edinburgh, after which he joined 3i plc for 15 years prior to joining LDC.

As Chair of the Aberdeen Sports Village, I’m really passionate about sports in the North East of Scotland. When I’m not cycling, or kitesurfing, you’ll find me spending time with my wife and three lovely daughters.”

Awards

Mid-Market Management Team of the Year

CMS Windows – Scotland BVCA Management Team Awards