Mark McConnell recently co-founded New Harvest Investment Management (NHIM), which aspires to be a significant institutional buyer of Australian agricultural farms and businesses. Mark is Co-Founder and Director of The Citadel Group Limited (ASX:CGL), which specializes in secure enterprise information management in complex environments, primarily Health, National Security and Defence industries. Mark cofounded Citadel in 2000 and the firm now has over 250 employees across Australia. A prolific angel investor, McConnell has been a member of the BRW Young Rich list since 2004. Mark is the only entrepreneur to take three separate companies into the BRW “Fast 100” List. Mark founded and ran a series of private equity funds which managed >$800M of inbound investment into the Australian mining and property industries between 2007-2013. Mark currently sits on the boards of a number of private and public businesses and is an active member of several charity and sporting organizations.
Mark holds a Bachelor of Science (BSc), a Graduate Diploma of Logistics Management, a Graduate Diploma of Employment Relations, a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) and is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (FAICD).