Mark Venning FIH
Joint Managing Director 

Mark is a highly-experienced Director having held roles of Group Managing Director, Managing Director, Commercial Director, Sales and Marketing Director. Mark has developed commercial skills in several sectors including: construction & mining, education, food manufacturing, food Ingredients, retail (food), property, leisure, hospitality, and healthcare.

His strengths include: Sales, Marketing and Commercial activity, highly articulate in high growth businesses. He has many contacts in a variety of industries and trading relationships with overseas markets.

Some of Marks successes include: Established (25 years)a Management Consultancy,Nealbrook Associates Ltd in Sales and marketing, Founder/Owner of a UK Food Manufacturing company, sold to a Japanese bank, Founder/Owner of  a Healthcare company, sold to Medicals Direct, Founder Owner of London Shanghai Venture partners Ltd, trading between UK/Asia, Owner of a UK National Distribution company and as Managing Director Increased turnover, £6 million to £24 million in the 80’s,Owner and commercial Director  of a Rail Engineering company, Founder/ Owner of London based Restaurant and sold to Cote Restaurant Group (owned by BC partners ) Founder/Owner of a Property Letting’s business.

Marks Commercial areas of expertise include: New Ventures; Entrepreneurial skills in assisting business growth,Marketing:New product Development,Sales,Negotiating with major client groups across a wide range of sectors,Finance;Negotiating with fund managers, banks, and accountancy firms, Business Planning; Feasibility studies, business plans, restructuring for increased profitability,Management;Management to Group Managing Director level.