Mark Steeves

Samphire & Associates

Mark Steeves has 40 years’ of varied business experience. He has worked in a number of industries including offshore oilfield supply ships; tanker moorings and operations; procurement; and from 2002 to 2010, in energy insurance, working for HSBC. In 2010 he established Samphire & Associates Ltd, consulting mainly to Africa related businesses; offering advisory services based on his knowledge of multinational management, SMEs and company start-ups; and acquiring experience as an investor, and as a non-executive director of a range of diverse companies: agriculture; micro finance; a credit bureau; investment banking; entertainment; and business associations. Currently, he is the independent non-executive chairman of London based investment bank, VSA Capital; is a member of the Advisory Board of Moshe Capital in Johannesburg; and sits on the Development Committee and on the steering group for the Geological Society Business Forum (GSBF) at The Geological Society of London.