Founder of Diverse Fine Food, Seed Fund Mentor
Mark is an experienced manager with sales and operational management skills; Able to develop commercial plans for growth within existing or new business. An eye for detail, particularly in assessing financial returns and commercial decisions. He has a background working for global manufacturers with well know global brands over the past 25 years having held various positions within these companies from sales, marketing to country director. Mark’s and his wife Nicki created Diverse Fine Food in 2013 and used their joint experience to create a new modern fine food distribution company with a difference.
Mark has the ability to give guidance on the market and how to set up a brand whilst considering all aspects that are needed for growth into different sectors of the industry. A strong view on the independent retail market as well as the mass market in the UK.
Mark is a Great Taste Award Judge and a Seed Fund Mentor, in his spare time he competes in Ironman events, runs marathons and cycles, for fun, but also for various charity events.