Marcus Machin - Tufton Oceanic (Middle East) Limited

Industry Performance Award Judge

Marcus read Law at Cambridge University graduating with an MA Hons in 1982. He has extensive senior shipping and project finance banking experience in London and Switzerland while also being heavily involved in corporate restructuring and the provision of advisory services to GCC based corporate clients. 

Based in Dubai for more than 25 years, initially as the Finance Director for a major regional participant in the oil services, ship-repair, fabrication and offshore vessel owning sectors, Marcus established arabCapital in 2000 and joint ventured with the Tufton Group, London to establish Tufton’s Middle East presence managing conventional and Shariah compliant funds invested in the marine sector on behalf of a number of GCC and international institutions. 

Since 2000 Marcus has held Board positions in a variety of GCC regional and international businesses in which Arab Capital Holdings Limited has invested.