Mark is a Managing Director of Silverfern and brings over 20 years of private equity and international banking experience to the Silverfern team. Mark is deeply experienced in acquiring, merging, integrating and growing businesses, as well providing strategic direction to company boards and management teams. Based in Sydney, Australia, Mark is responsible for originating proprietary investments for Silverfern in addition to interfacing with senior CEOs and company founders and owners on the Silverfern Advisory Board in the Asia-Pacific region.
Prior to Silverfern, Mark was a Partner with ABN AMRO Capital Management Australia, a private equity fund that operated in the Australian and New Zealand markets, before which he was a Director with ABN AMRO Capital in Amsterdam, where he was involved in private equity, private debt and venture capital transactions in Europe, the United States and South Africa. During his career, Mark has executed numerous transactions across a broad range of industries, including health, retail, consumer products, transport, warehousing and storage, waste management, tourism, telecom & media and various IT sectors.
Mark earned his Bachelor of Economics degree from Monash University in Melbourne and is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. He is fluent in English and Dutch (conversational).