Our Projects benefit from the operational experience of MDL’s senior management team which includes the following people:
Managing Director at MDL MarinasFind out more
Mike has nearly 20 years’ experience in the marina industry and has worked for three of the UK’s largest Marina Operators. Mike's role is to continue to ensure MDL provides a high-quality customer experience, while developing the company’s products and services for the longer term. Mike’s previous roles involved managing several of MDL’s key marinas and latterly as Operations Director giving him a unique insight into MDL’s future opportunities and customer needs.
Property Director at MDL MarinasFind out more
Richard is a Chartered Surveyor with over 27 years’ experience gained in the leisure sector working with Grand Metropolitan plc, Forte Hotels, Travelodge and latterly Ei Group plc, where he held the position of Commercial Property Director. His previous roles have included leading and developing significant acquisition, disposal and development programmes which encompassed leisure, retail and residential properties. He joined the MDL board as Property Director in 2017 and leads the Group’s Estates Division; responsible for extracting best value from its assets and defining the Group’s property strategy.
Sales and Marketing Director at MDL MarinasFind out more
Tim has over 20 year’s sales and marketing experience in the competitive retail, health and leisure markets.
Tim is an award winning sales manager having industry recognition in the fitness industry for his transformation of the customer journey process and sales transition from the offline to the online world. Tim’s role is to devise and implement strategic procedures and campaigns on both the national and local level, he is responsible for the group sales strategy and product development Tim identifies commercial opportunities ensuring they provide a high-quality customer experience and joined MDL in September 2019.
Finance Director at MDL MarinasFind out more
Kevin is a fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) with almost 20 years post qualification experience, with much of this spent in commerce across a varied range of sectors and sizes. Prior to joining MDL in 2017, Kevin’s previous role was with Bouygues (U.K.) Ltd, UK subsidiary of Bouygues Construction global brand.
Upon joining MDL the capacity of Financial Controller, Kevin very quickly learned the ropes about the marine industry and MDL business, together with utilising experiences gain in previous roles, to add significant value to MDL’s finance function. In June 2020, Kevin was promoted to the MDL board in the capacity of Director of Finance, with a view to helping the business achieve its strategic aims.
MDL's Senior Management Team is supported by experienced and professionally qualified specialists in all facets of marina development and operation. The team includes:
Director of Technical Services (Marinas and Property)Find out more
Alex provides overall direction to MDL’s infrastructure and development project work and leads the technical & consulting team. A Chartered Civil Engineer with 25 years’ experience, Alex now heads up MDL’s consultancy and projects division covering marina and property based infrastructure projects. In the 14 years that Alex has been with MDL, he has completed countless marina design and construction projects. Alex’s professional approach and technical training, combined with his attention to detail, always results in high quality, innovative designs. He is also appreciated for his attention to customer service. Alex has also been a keen sailor for over 20 years and is able to bring to bear his perspective as a marina customer to his projects.
Head of Development, MDL SpainFind out more
Nicolás is the General Manager of Sant Carles Marina and brings to us a wealth of experience gained from the hotel and leisure industry, having held a number of senior management positions in corporate hotel chains and luxury boutique resorts. Nicolás has been involved in the setup and operation of quality leisure facilities both in the Balearic Islands and South America before relocating back to the Spanish mainland and joining MDL.