Mark Williams

Mark Williams — BComm., LLB (hons).

Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director

Mark Williams is Servatus' Chief Executive Officer and an Executive Director, being appointed to the role in October 2023, following the passing of Servatus' Co-Founder, Dr Wayne Finlayson.

Mark first joined the Servatus board as a Non-Executive Director in February 2018 and became an Executive Director (Chief Financial Officer) in July 2018. Mark has had a long career in investment banking, having spent nearly 20 years with Macquarie Bank in Sydney, London and South America. Mark’s broad banking and commercial career includes significant experience in risk, structured lending, governance, commodities & equities markets, and management.

In 2001, Mark set up Macquarie’s off-shore risk function in London. From 2004 to 2014, Mark was based in Sao Paulo, Brazil, initially in charge of the bank’s structured commodity lending and later as office and local country head. Mark, as an Executive Director, was responsible for Macquarie’s Brazilian commodity platform, including management of a number of the bank’s largest global commodity clients.

Mark holds a BComm/LLB (Hons) from The Australian National University.