Mark Woodward

Investor Director and Business Consultant

After acquiring a degree in Computer Science at Liverpool University in 1987, Mark entered the world of technology sales with NCR.

After receiving an excellent training and valuable experience at NCR, Mark joined Solicitec, a small software house specialising in the legal sector, as a sales executive. Quickly promoted to Sales Director and then Managing Director, Mark guided Solicitec (later renamed Visualfiles) to become the largest supplier of its kind in the UK.

In 2006 Visualfiles was acquired by Lexis Nexis (part of the Reed Elsevier group) and after a handover period, Mark left to become a founder member of EW Business Development (EWBD). EWBD invests in start up and early stage businesses providing a package of resources designed to support new companies through the first few years of growth.

Mark specialises in market analysis and development ensuring that new products and services meet the market needs and are communicated in the most appropriate way.