Ferns in the sunlight at Jersey Zoo
Mark Burges Watson

UK Trustee

Mark was the Co-founder and COO (and a Main Board Director) of Japaninvest Group plc prior to becoming the CEO. Mark led Japaninvest from start-up to a US$100m IPO. He continued with the company through a successful delisting and sale, becoming CEO of Haitong International (UK) Ltd before leaving to study at Oxford. Mark has an MBA from the University of Oxford’s Saїd Business School and an MA (Hons) in Modern History from the University of Cambridge. He is currently the CEO of Kaldi Financial Technology, a fintech startup focused on helping young people to get onto the housing ladder.