Investment and management experience

Mark Steinberg

CO-FOUNDER & CEO
MARCOL
London

Mark is the joint founder of MARCOL and operational lead renowned for his intellect, deal-making skills and strong relationships. Mark’s contact base, experience in funding and cross border deal management coupled with his speed of decision making, financial acumen and commercial sensibilities continue to be one of the cornerstones of the group’s success.

MARCOL has evolved over 46 years into the successful and diverse private-investment business that it is today. MARCOL prides itself on long-term relationships with strong partners and puts its people at the forefront of its success.

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Terence Cole deceased

CO-FOUNDER
MARCOL
London

Terence founded MARCOL with Mark Steinberg in 1976; he was the creative and conceptual influence within the company. He enabled, with his partner, for MARCOL to become the multi-billion-pound international investment group it is today.

Terence was a true visionary and joint driving force, with Mark, in the Group’s expansion. The values that Terence brought to the business helped shape who we are today. He impacted many lives and leaves an incredible legacy.

Terence sadly passed away on 19th December 2022; the Cole family continue as patrons and benefactors to many of the charities that Terence supported.

Brian Cole

Group Chief Financial Officer
MARCOL
LONDON

Brian Cole joined MARCOL in 2015. Previously he was CFO International Operations at London & Regional Properties. He has over 20 years of experience in real estate investment and corporate finance, including complex cross border transactions, M&A and capital raising. He has held senior finance roles in real estate, private healthcare and retail companies with investments and operations both in the UK and internationally.

Brian heads and controls the Group’s finance function to help MARCOL’s continued growth in real estate, healthcare and venture-capital operations in the UK, Europe and elsewhere.

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Pii Ketvel

CEO
MARCOL Europe
LUXEMBOURG

Pii joined MARCOL in 2007 from Clyde & Co, where he had been a partner since 2000, to focus on MARCOL’s acquisitions and existing investments across Europe.

Prior to joining MARCOL, Pii had a particular focus on large ticket cross-border investments in emerging markets, working extensively in Asia, Latin America, Middle East, Former Soviet Union and Africa.

In addition to his investment work at MARCOL, Pii is an active start up investor through his family portfolio, and an avid supporter of a number of European initiatives to create growth in Europe. In his native Finland Pii is a founder member of the Start Up Sauna Foundation, which supports SLUSH, the largest non-profit start up event in the world.

As part of his pro bono work, Pii has held a number of leadership positions at the International Bar Association. He is also past board member of the Finnish-British Chamber of Commerce and the Slynn Foundation.

Pii and his family’s charitable work focuses on education and science, both in Europe and outside. Pii is fluent in Finnish, English, Swedish and Italian.

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Ed Radkiewicz

CEO
MARCOL Health
London

Ed joined MARCOL in 2015 with more than 25 years’ experience within the health sector across the UK and Europe, the US and North America, Latin America and Asia Pacific.

Ed has built and managed several international healthcare businesses that included private-equity-backed operations in developed and emerging markets, as well as acquiring and integrating established companies across international regions. The health operations included care delivery, health technology & management, mental health, diagnostics and wellness. Prior to this he worked for the world’s largest healthcare business based out of the US, UnitedHealth Group, where he led their international health services & technology operations ‘Optum’.

At MARCOL Health, Ed brings with him extensive experience in scaling healthcare businesses and helping develop go-to-market strategies across the majority of the healthcare spectrum.

Particular interest in proven businesses that are technology enabled or data-led, where both these capabilities help ensure the expansion of new innovations that can be achieved at scale and are able to be internationalised.

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Claire German

CEO
Design Centre, Chelsea Harbour and MARCOL Board Member & Strategic Advisor
LONDON

Claire took over the helm at the Design Centre, Chelsea Harbour in July 2010 and has driven it forward with considerable success, maintaining its position as one of the world’s leading design destinations.

She joined the Design Centre, Chelsea Harbour from her role as Publishing Director at House & Garden magazine, the second biggest title in the Condé Nast portfolio.

Before moving into the position at House & Garden in 2003 Claire had been with Condé Nast Publications since 1991, working on Brides magazine as Publishing Director. She was promoted to the main board of Condé Nast in the same year.

Claire is also as a strategic board advisor with a particular focus on marketing, brand and communications.

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Derek Colvin

Group Chief Technology Officer
MARCOL
LONDON

Derek joined MARCOL in 2015 with over twenty years experience in the Technology, Strategy & Digital markets.

Prior to joining MARCOL, Derek held senior positions in organisations of varying sizes, from large corporations like the BBC and Microsoft, to innovative, market disruptive start-ups in sectors including healthcare, media and technology.

Derek’s role is to advise the Partners on strategies for developing optimised technology outcomes which meet their long term investment goals for Digital. He leads technology M&A and tech integration, and provides support and counsel for the technology leadership teams across MARCOL’s diverse portfolios.

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Victoria Boxall-Hunt

Group Operations Director
MARCOL
LONDON

Victoria joined MARCOL in 2006 to take responsibility for Group Operations: this includes HR, communications, corporate and portfolio insurance.

With previous experience gained in the United States and Asia Pacific, Victoria is involved in the recruitment of all key positions across the Group. She has implemented a successful integration programme for the team to ensure the company culture and values are known and understood.

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Brian Cole

Group Chief Financial Officer
MARCOL
LONDON

Brian Cole joined MARCOL in 2015. Previously he was CFO International Operations at London & Regional Properties. He has over 20 years of experience in real estate investment and corporate finance, including complex cross border transactions, M&A and capital raising. He has held senior finance roles in real estate, private healthcare and retail companies with investments and operations both in the UK and internationally.

Brian heads and controls the Group’s finance function to help MARCOL’s continued growth in real estate, healthcare and venture-capital operations in the UK, Europe and elsewhere.

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Steven Collins

Director
City & General
LONDON

Steven was instrumental in the formation of City & General on joining MARCOL in 1994. He continues to expand the company’s interests in the UK with a strong bias towards central London.

Prior to MARCOL, Steven spent 22 years as Managing Partner at Baker Lorenz where he was responsible for the agency and investment division.

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Chris Wagstaff

Senior Asset Manager
MARCOL
LONDON

Having gained experience as a surveyor for Norwich Union, CIN Properties, Peachey and Dutch company Wereldhave NV, Chris joined MARCOL in 2001. He is responsible for much of the asset management across the CGIS portfolio.

Chris is a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS).

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Nigel Lax

Director, London

LONDON

One of the founders of Industrial Securities, Nigel joined MARCOL in 1994 with a wealth of experience in multi let industrial investment and development.

His previous roles include 10 years in private practice with DTZ, Senior Project Manager at Skillion and Development Manager with the Commercial Lending Division at Halifax Building Society where he managed a large portfolio of distressed assets. Nigel is a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS).

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Ed Radkiewicz

CEO
MARCOL Health
London

Ed joined MARCOL in 2015 with more than 25 years’ experience within the health sector across the UK and Europe, the US and North America, Latin America and Asia Pacific.

Ed has built and managed several international healthcare businesses that included private-equity-backed operations in developed and emerging markets, as well as acquiring and integrating established companies across international regions. The health operations included care delivery, health technology & management, mental health, diagnostics and wellness. Prior to this he worked for the world’s largest healthcare business based out of the US, UnitedHealth Group, where he led their international health services & technology operations ‘Optum’.

At MARCOL Health, Ed brings with him extensive experience in scaling healthcare businesses and helping develop go-to-market strategies across the majority of the healthcare spectrum.

Particular interest in proven businesses that are technology enabled or data-led, where both these capabilities help ensure the expansion of new innovations that can be achieved at scale and are able to be internationalised.

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Romain Weber

Investment Director
MARCOL
LONDON

Romain Weber joined MARCOL in November 2019 as Investment Director. Romain supports the investment team in the sourcing and execution of new private equity opportunities. He also advises the existing portfolio companies on strategic corporate finance matters and business development.

Prior to joining MARCOL, Romain worked for a private investment fund involved in public and private markets. Before that, he was an Associate Director in the investment banking division of HSBC where he held various M&A and Corporate Finance advisory roles in London and Dubai.

Romain holds a Masters in Finance from London Business School and is a graduate from Sciences Po Strasbourg in France.

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Matthes Felkl

Investment Manager
MARCOL
Berlin/London

Matthes joined MARCOL’s investment team in February 2021 as Investment Manager and is responsible for sourcing, evaluating and executing new investments. He also supports the monitoring and strategic development of existing portfolio companies.

Before joining MARCOL, Matthes worked at Citigroup in their Industrials M&A group in London and then moved into a growth investing and portfolio management role at Virgin Management Limited, Richard Branson’s family office. Matthes also spent three years at the Avington Group where he performed advisory and investment work in the hospitality, real estate and consumer industries.

Matthes holds an MSc in Finance from Bocconi University and Bachelor Degrees in Economics and Business Administration and Japanese Studies from Goethe University Frankfurt.

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Ahmed Taieb

Senior Investment Associate
MARCOL
London

Ahmed joined MARCOL in September 2021  as an Analyst where he supports the investment team in the sourcing and execution of new private equity opportunities. Ahmed’s responsibilities include sourcing, evaluating and executing new investments, and providing support in strategic development, M&A, and monitoring of portfolio companies.

Before joining MARCOL, Ahmed was a Senior Consultant at FTI Consulting. Prior to this he worked in Transaction Services at Deloitte.

Ahmed holds a Master in Management from ESCP (France), and is a Chartered Financial Analyst.

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Derek Colvin

Group Chief Technology Officer
MARCOL
LONDON

Derek joined MARCOL in 2015 with over twenty years experience in the Technology, Strategy & Digital markets.

Prior to joining MARCOL, Derek held senior positions in organisations of varying sizes, from large corporations like the BBC and Microsoft, to innovative, market disruptive start-ups in sectors including healthcare, media and technology.

Derek’s role is to advise the Partners on strategies for developing optimised technology outcomes which meet their long term investment goals for Digital. He leads technology M&A and tech integration, and provides support and counsel for the technology leadership teams across MARCOL’s diverse portfolios.

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Ed Radkiewicz

CEO
MARCOL Health
London

Ed joined MARCOL in 2015 with more than 25 years’ experience within the health sector across the UK and Europe, the US and North America, Latin America and Asia Pacific.

Ed has built and managed several international healthcare businesses that included private-equity-backed operations in developed and emerging markets, as well as acquiring and integrating established companies across international regions. The health operations included care delivery, health technology & management, mental health, diagnostics and wellness. Prior to this he worked for the world’s largest healthcare business based out of the US, UnitedHealth Group, where he led their international health services & technology operations ‘Optum’.

At MARCOL Health, Ed brings with him extensive experience in scaling healthcare businesses and helping develop go-to-market strategies across the majority of the healthcare spectrum.

Particular interest in proven businesses that are technology enabled or data-led, where both these capabilities help ensure the expansion of new innovations that can be achieved at scale and are able to be internationalised.

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Sarah Turner

Senior Associate Director - Business Systems
MARCOL
London

Sarah joined MARCOL in November 2018 as Senior Associate Director of Business Systems to lead finance & associated enterprise system change within companies under investment management.

Prior to joining MARCOL, Sarah worked as a change management consultant specialising in ERP implementation utilising Microsoft products. Her commercial background includes 10 years working with a brand founder and director of Lush Cosmetics seeing 400% growth reaching 1bn turnover trading in 47 countries. Sarah implemented the UK operation technology platform then moved in a role within the Emerging Markets team working with partners in the middle and opening new group regions within Asia and South America. Previous to this her accounting experience was gained with market retail and asset giants Kingfisher and leisure sector leaders Merlin Group.

Within the last 7 years Sarah has been focusing on technology within finance and operations expanding her knowledge within new platforms. Sarah holds BA (hons) degree and certified in Prince2.

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Tom Peacock

Chief Executive Officer
Alltime Technologies
London

Tom joined Alltime Technologies in 2015, with over fifteen years operational experience in the technology sector.

Tom is Chief Executive Officer at Alltime Technologies, responsible for the strategic operation and support of technology delivery across the MARCOL portfolio businesses, working closely with the Group Chief Technology Officer.

Prior to joining Alltime Technologies, Tom spent twelve years leading technology teams within Advanced365, the IT Managed Services arm of the OneAdvanced Group.

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Brian Cole

Group Chief Financial Officer
MARCOL
LONDON

Brian Cole joined MARCOL in 2015. Previously he was CFO International Operations at London & Regional Properties. He has over 20 years of experience in real estate investment and corporate finance, including complex cross border transactions, M&A and capital raising. He has held senior finance roles in real estate, private healthcare and retail companies with investments and operations both in the UK and internationally.

Brian heads and controls the Group’s finance function to help MARCOL’s continued growth in real estate, healthcare and venture-capital operations in the UK, Europe and elsewhere.

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Pii Ketvel

CEO
MARCOL Europe
LUXEMBOURG

Pii joined MARCOL in 2007 from Clyde & Co, where he had been a partner since 2000, to focus on MARCOL’s acquisitions and existing investments across Europe.

Prior to joining MARCOL, Pii had a particular focus on large ticket cross-border investments in emerging markets, working extensively in Asia, Latin America, Middle East, Former Soviet Union and Africa.

In addition to his investment work at MARCOL, Pii is an active start up investor through his family portfolio, and an avid supporter of a number of European initiatives to create growth in Europe. In his native Finland Pii is a founder member of the Start Up Sauna Foundation, which supports SLUSH, the largest non-profit start up event in the world.

As part of his pro bono work, Pii has held a number of leadership positions at the International Bar Association. He is also past board member of the Finnish-British Chamber of Commerce and the Slynn Foundation.

Pii and his family’s charitable work focuses on education and science, both in Europe and outside. Pii is fluent in Finnish, English, Swedish and Italian.

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Ed Radkiewicz

CEO
MARCOL Health
London

Ed joined MARCOL in 2015 with more than 25 years’ experience within the health sector across the UK and Europe, the US and North America, Latin America and Asia Pacific.

Ed has built and managed several international healthcare businesses that included private-equity-backed operations in developed and emerging markets, as well as acquiring and integrating established companies across international regions. The health operations included care delivery, health technology & management, mental health, diagnostics and wellness. Prior to this he worked for the world’s largest healthcare business based out of the US, UnitedHealth Group, where he led their international health services & technology operations ‘Optum’.

At MARCOL Health, Ed brings with him extensive experience in scaling healthcare businesses and helping develop go-to-market strategies across the majority of the healthcare spectrum.

Particular interest in proven businesses that are technology enabled or data-led, where both these capabilities help ensure the expansion of new innovations that can be achieved at scale and are able to be internationalised.

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Frank O'Flynn

Head of Legal - M&A
MARCOL Europe
Luxembourg

Frank joined MARCOL Europe in September 2020 to support our companies in their numerous acquisitions and related financings both in the UK and across Europe.

Prior to joining MARCOL, Frank worked at Mason Hayes & Curran, a leading corporate law firm in Dublin where he was a partner in the corporate / M&A team.  Frank is a seasoned M&A lawyer with over twenty years’ experience and has also worked with major UK and US law firms.

Frank holds a Bachelor of Arts from University College Cork and is a member of the Law Society of Ireland and the Law Society of England and Wales. Frank serves as a director of the National Oil Reserves Agency of Ireland.

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Patrick Haag

Head of Finance and Operations
MARCOL Europe
Luxembourg

Patrick joined MARCOL in April 2020 as Head of Finance and Operations in the Luxembourg office. He leads the Luxembourg Finance team, supporting the Groups transactions, corporate governance, financial reporting and processes for MARCOL’s investments across Europe.

Before joining MARCOL, Patrick worked for Diapason Gestion S.A as Vice President of Finance for eight years and prior to that, was an Assistant Manager at PWC in Switzerland working in Banking and Regulatory Audits, Capital Markets and Real Estate Funds.

Patrick holds a Master of Science in Accounting, Control and Finance, a Bachelor of Science in Management from HEC Lausanne and is a qualified Swiss CPA.

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Romain Weber

Investment Director
MARCOL
LONDON

Romain Weber joined MARCOL in November 2019 as Investment Director. Romain supports the investment team in the sourcing and execution of new private equity opportunities. He also advises the existing portfolio companies on strategic corporate finance matters and business development.

Prior to joining MARCOL, Romain worked for a private investment fund involved in public and private markets. Before that, he was an Associate Director in the investment banking division of HSBC where he held various M&A and Corporate Finance advisory roles in London and Dubai.

Romain holds a Masters in Finance from London Business School and is a graduate from Sciences Po Strasbourg in France.

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Matthes Felkl

Investment Manager
MARCOL
Berlin/London

Matthes joined MARCOL’s investment team in February 2021 as Investment Manager and is responsible for sourcing, evaluating and executing new investments. He also supports the monitoring and strategic development of existing portfolio companies.

Before joining MARCOL, Matthes worked at Citigroup in their Industrials M&A group in London and then moved into a growth investing and portfolio management role at Virgin Management Limited, Richard Branson’s family office. Matthes also spent three years at the Avington Group where he performed advisory and investment work in the hospitality, real estate and consumer industries.

Matthes holds an MSc in Finance from Bocconi University and Bachelor Degrees in Economics and Business Administration and Japanese Studies from Goethe University Frankfurt.

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Ahmed Taieb

Senior Investment Associate
MARCOL
London

Ahmed joined MARCOL in September 2021  as an Analyst where he supports the investment team in the sourcing and execution of new private equity opportunities. Ahmed’s responsibilities include sourcing, evaluating and executing new investments, and providing support in strategic development, M&A, and monitoring of portfolio companies.

Before joining MARCOL, Ahmed was a Senior Consultant at FTI Consulting. Prior to this he worked in Transaction Services at Deloitte.

Ahmed holds a Master in Management from ESCP (France), and is a Chartered Financial Analyst.

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