Mark Taylor

Executive Chairman

Mark Taylor (55) has over a decade’s private equity and venture capital experience. He has held a number of executive positions at LSE-listed Richemont and VenFin, and as CEO of JSE-listed Intervid where he led the successful turnaround of the group

Through his career Mark has managed teams in excess of 500 staff spread across four continents. During the last five years he was Managing Director of Global Aquariums BV, a business which develops, owns and manages aquariums in emerging markets. Here he successfully developed Turkey’s first giant public aquarium, Turkuazoo, in Istanbul, and which he sold in 2013.

Mark is a master’s world swimming medalist and a keen surfer. On the rare occasion that he is not available on his mobile, it's probably because the surf is up!

Mark is a member of the Audit Committee, Nominations Committee and Remuneration Committee.