Non-Executive Chairman

Peter Daresbury has held numerous executive positions, including CEO from 1997 to 2000 of the Greenalls Group, which had an annual turnover of £983 million and a FTSE 100 market capitalisation of £1.7 billion. In 2000, the company was re-named The De Vere Group plc, and Peter Daresbury became Non-Executive Chairman until he stood down in 2006. Peter Daresbury has also served as Non-Executive Chairman of Kazakhgold Group Ltd from 2005 to 2007 and Executive Chairman of Highland Gold from 2002 to 2004. Peter is currently Chairman of AIM quoted Nasstar plc, Aintree Racecourse Company Ltd, Mallett plc and North West Business Finance Ltd, a new Private Venture Capital and Loan Fund (VCLF) for the Northwest.

Current directorships include Bespoke Hotels Ltd, Rusant Ltd and in addition, since 2005, Peter has been a member of the Fleming Family and Partners Private Equity Investment Committee.