Mark Elliott

Mark worked in London with a major agency practice before joining a national commercial developer during the late 90’s.  Subsequently moving to be the Managing Director of one of the East Midland largest private developers and investors of apartment building, he ran a team that delivered over £0.25 billion of completed dwelling focussing on the Private Rented Sector.  More recently Mark has been working to establish and grow Mabec  by finding and progressing new development sites and looks after the general day to day running of the projects.  Married with 4 children Mark has over 30 years of property experience, the last 20 years focussing on property development.

Steven Scott

Steven is a founding Partner of Penta Capital LLP who specialise in funding private equity opportunities in the UK mid-market. He was formally a Director in the private equity division of The Royal Bank of Scotland. As well as transacting, his focus is on fundraising and investor relations. Steven qualified as a Chartered Accountant having trained with Arthur Andersen after graduating from the University of Glasgow.


Mark Cavell

Mark Cavell began his career as a London based planning consultant before moving to the East Midlands to set up his own successful planning consultancy. He has since established a series of successful property companies operating primarily throughout the East Midlands which have been at the forefront of urban regeneration for the last 20 years. His companies have specialised in brown field regeneration and listed buildings and he continues to be a major influence in the regeneration of such sites

Martin Baines

Martin currently heads the Investment Division of Old Mutual Wealth.  Prior to this, he was CEO of Quilter Cheviot, a major UK Investment Management business.  Martin helped lead the business through a number of major changes, including a sale to Morgan Stanley, a private equity buyout and subsequent sale to Old Mutual.  He has over 25 years experience in the investment industry and is Non-Executive Chairman of Mabec.


Toscafund were formed in 2000 as a privately owned asset manager specialising in absolute return products. Toscafund currently manages circa $3billion, making it a leading fund manager within the City of London.

Penta Capita

Penta Capital, established in 1999, is a prominent private equity business. Penta Capital currently manages over £300 million of commitments from their funder groups.