Our Team

Our team comprises of specialists and professionals who have more than 60 years combined experience of successfully developing new markets, facilitating B2B partnerships raising investment and obtaining grant aid for client companies.

The Equity and Grant team is based across the UK/CEE and Baltic Sea region.  Our main directors are profiled here

Mark Gaskell

Managing Director


Mark was a policy officer in a Central Government Department and was responsible for using EU funds within the UK.  For the last 16 years he has worked in the private sector obtaining grant and government aid (both from the EU and UK) for UK companies. Mark has also worked on EU Trans National Development programmes via the EU Commission and has established programmes within Trans National Funding Frameworks.

Paul Clarke

Investment Director


Paul has more than 30 years’ business experience in the UK, CEE, USA, Middle East and Far East. He read Mathematics & Chemistry followed by Economics and Accounting and then qualified as an accountant. His career has been mainly spent in energy, investment banking and fund management in a variety of areas including accounting, corporate finance and private equity investment.  He has been a fund manager with Lehman Brothers and Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein managing investment funds in Central and Eastern Europe.  He has considerable hands-on experience in business and strategy development, corporate restructuring and turnaround situations.

Tomas Baltusis

Business develoment manager

Tomas has more than 8 years experience in business development, while established three e-retail companies, two software development companies, one manufacturer and wholesale company and few other interesting ventures.

Now he is working as an independent consultant who helps to do the same for companies in East, Central Europe, and the Middle East by sharing his "hands-on" experience in operations, marketing, business development, sales areas. Designing and implementing inner companies processes, acting as a fundraiser supports people to grow together with their ventures, evolve in various verticals and become big or exit successfully.

Egert Anslan

Associate Director

Egert worked as a director of the Enterprise Estonia London office where he was in charge of inward investments from UK and Ireland.  He has dealt with UK companies in a process of their expansion and relocation and is familiar with EU governmental support systems that provide grant support. Before engaging in doctoral studies at the University of Nottingham he managed relocation projects in South-East Asia and Middle East. He has been a management consultant and run several companies in Estonia at CEO level.

Fred Anslan

Associate Director

Fred is a lawyer and entrepreneur specialising in real estate development and investments. He is also a graduate of Tallinn University of Applied Science with a major in Industrial and Civil Construction. Fred has experience in managing companies that have business links with the Baltic States and CIS countries. At present he is developing new high yield real estate investment opportunities for foreign investors across the new EU.

Linas Stankus

Associate Director

Linas is a graduate of Vilnius University and the International Business School, he is a Master of Science and Law.   Linas specialises in the development of commercial property and export projects. He is also the Director of a Science Park in Lithuania.

Jakub Kozlowski

Associate Director

Jakub has many years experience of acquisitions and mergers within the Polish and German Markets.  In the last 10 years he has worked for International Property funds evaluating investment opportunities in the CEE.  He holds degrees in Economics and Engineering and has recently completed a number of due diligence exercises leading to the successful conclusion of a number of sizeable deals.

Saulius Kargaudas

Associate Director

Saulius has graduated from Vilnius University with Masters degree in computer science and later from the International School of Management with an MBA degree. His areas of expertise are engineering and industrial automation, hi-tech R&D development projects and project management. He has experience in managing pan-Baltic companies.  Attracting and using EU Structural funds for R&D and Business Develop is another of his specialisms.

We are looking for new team members

At the moment there are no free positions available.

However, we are always on the lookout for interesting curricula vitae

At the moment there are no free positions available.

However, we are always on the lookout for interesting curricula vitae

At the moment there are no free positions available.

However, we are always on the lookout for interesting curricula vitae

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