Mark Slawson OBE
Served as a Marine Engineer in the Royal Navy during a 35 career which culminated in command of the Defence College of Technical Training and of HMS Sultan, the Royal Navy’s engineering training establishment. Since leaving the Royal Navy has gained experience in the UK ferry market including as an Operations Director and as Project Director for a number of new build vessels.
Early career in Rank Xerox, with Sales, Marketing, Finance and Administration roles in UK operation, before moving to RX International in senior Marketing positions. Subsequently held senior roles which included: Caradon Everest (MD), Niceday Limited (CEO), British Gas Services (Sales & Marketing Director), ISS UK & Ireland (CEO), Mavinwood plc (CEO), Green Biofuels (Exec Chairman). He therefore has experience in both start-ups and established blue chip businesses.
FCMA qualified. Her early career was with H M Treasury, then Racal with 3 years on the Channel Tunnel. Subsequent career included roles with: WH Smith Business Supplies (FC) [later became Niceday/Office Depot], Centrica Group Marketing – Head of Finance, Executives Online (FC), NJR Recruitment (FC). More recently Roz provided Marketing and Finance support to Green Biofuels (FC).
Senior management professional with over 40 years at experience at Director level with particular skills bias towards Sales Management & Marketing. Experience of multi-national and national businesses with multi million turnover as well as in depth knowledge of start-ups.
Qualified ACA. Experience in large Corporates and also as FD in various SME’s. Over 20 years experience in the oil industry.
Was a Partner at Gouldens LLP (which then merged to become Jones Day Gouldens). Martin was Senior Litigating Partner in the Commercial arena, eventually looking after Employment within the practice. He then moved to a client, Hudson Group, to become Global Legal Counsel, with some P&L responsibility. More recently he has been building a NED portfolio.