Mark Blandford

Mark is a member of Committed Capital’s Advisory Board.

Mark is the founder, and former Chairman and CEO, of Sportingbet plc, a leader in book-making operations and online gaming. After founding the business in 1998, Mark grew it successfully before eventually exiting the company when it listed on the main market of the London Stock Exchange in 2010. Today Sportingbet generates revenues of over £200m per year and has over two million customers in 30 markets across Europe, Australia, Canada, South America and South Africa. Mark was voted 2002 AIM Entrepreneur of the Year.

Mark is a keen venture capital investor particularly in the leisure sector.