Mark Crader, Founder and Chairman
Mark is primarily involved in Grainmarket’s acquisition and banking relationships in addition to being Chair of the Investment Committee.
Mark originally began his property investment career in the North West London residential market in 1996 and switched to focus on commercial property shortly afterwards.
He launched his first commercial property collective investment scheme, First Property Growth Partnership, in 2001 followed by First UK Property Growth in 2004 and the PGF Funds in 2007. Mark was a founding partner of Grainmarket in 2005.
Mark started his career on The London Metal Exchange in 1981, moving to LIFFE in 1986. During his time in the financial markets Mark also worked for Billiton, Lehman Brothers & Man Group.