Board of Directors

Malvern International are strategically led by a distinguished Board of Directors, who are driven by the provision of quality programmes across our business.

Mark Elliott

Non-Executive Chairman

Mr. Mark Elliott

Term of office: Appointed as a Director on 28 June 2019; Chair of the Audit Committee.

Mark has had a long executive career in the education, technology and corporate finance sectors, including finance and management roles operating in Europe, the USA and South Africa. He also has extensive AIM experience having brought two technology companies to this market together with associated fund raises and currently Chair of another AIM company. He therefore brings a long experience of governance, public markets and investor relations.

Current external appointments: Chair of 21st Century Technology plc, Chair of Trustees of Union Discount Retirement Benefit Scheme and trustee of two charities, the National Benevolent Society of Watch and Clockmakers and the Metropolitan Drinking Fountain and Cattle Trough Association.

Richard Mace Executive Director & CEO

Executive Director & CEO

Mr. Richard Mace

Richard was the co-founder of Communicate School (a subsidiary of Malvern International PLC). Communicate School grew quickly in a competitive environment, and was acquired by Malvern International in July 2018. Self-motivated, highly analytical and logical in his approach, Richard is responsible for driving company strategy across Malvern International.

Richard has degree in Computer Systems Engineering from The University of Sheffield.

Daniel Fisher Finance Director

Executive Director & CFO

Mr. Daniel Fisher

Daniel joined as Finance Director of Malvern International in January 2021. On 30 November 2021, Daniel was officially appointed to the board of directors of Malvern International Plc. Daniel has held a number of financial leadership roles through his career including European Financial Controller of Newell Brands plc, Group Financial Controller of QANTM Intellectual Property Ltd and Head of Finance / Financial Controller of FPA Patent Attorneys Pty.

Alan Carroll

Non-Executive Director

 Mr. Alan Carroll

Alan Carroll has over 25 years’ experience in the information systems industry, including working in a senior capacity in the development of the Ministry of Defence’s Information System Strategy , as well as a senior sales manager and advisor to a number of major software and systems integration companies. He is the senior independent Non-Executive Director at Ideagen plc, a fast growing UK-based international software company. Alan has been an Ideagen Board member its listing on AIM in July 2012 and has chaired the audit and remuneration committees throughout this time. Alan Carroll was voted Non-Executive Director of the year in the May 2019 Money Week Mello Awards.