Board of Directors

At the helm of Malvern International plc is a board of accomplished and distinguished professionals who keep quality education firmly as their key focus. Malvern International plc is privileged to have them on board to steer the vision and mission of educating young minds near and far with quality curricula, facilities and faculty and also will invest in prospects of students who have successfully completed their courses to enable them to look forward to a bright future.

Mr. Mark Elliott

Non-Executive Chairman

Mr. Mark Elliott

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

Background and suitability for the role: 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.

Time commitment: two to three days per month.

Richard Mace General Manager Communicate school
Mr. Richard Mace

Executive Director & CEO

Mr. Richard Mace

Richard was the co-founder of Communicate School a subsidiary of Malvern International PLC. Communicate grew quickly in a competitive environment and was acquired by Malvern in July 2018. He is a self-motivated individual with highly analytical and logical nature, which has led to a career in software development and then running a successful language school. Richard has degree in Computer Systems Engineering from The University of Sheffield.

Mr. Alan Carroll

Non-Executive Director

 Mr. Alan Carroll

Mr 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 and as a senior sales manager and advisor to a number of major software and systems integration companies. In addition, he is the senior independent Non-Executive Director at Ideagen plc, a fast growing UK based international software company. He has been a Board member since Ideagen listed on AIM in July 2012 and has chaired the audit and remuneration committees throughout this time. Mr Carroll was voted Non-Executive Director of the year in the May 2019 Money Week Mello awards.