From financial and project management to design and building right through to marketing, our in-house team’s experience means we have the right skills for your project – under one roof.
Alex BeereBEng (Hons) CEng MICE
A Chartered Civil Engineer with 25 years’ experience, Alex now heads up MDL’s consultancy and projects division. In the 10 years that Alex has been with MDL, he has completed countless marina design and construction projects. Alex’s professional approach and technical training, combined with his attention to detail, always results in high quality, innovative designs. He is also appreciated for his attention to customer service. Alex has also been a keen sailor for over 20 years and is able to bring to bear his perspective as a marina customer to his projects.
Dan has over 15 years’ experience within the marina and leisure industries, working internationally and in the UK. He has experience as an operations manager for high-end leisure facilities, and has project managed site development that includes, feasibility studies, business planning and mobilisation of operations. His primary role is to provide marina operations input to consultancy projects and MDL development projects. Dan’s broad experience enables him to develop project requirements into solid business solutions.
Michael has over 15 years’ experience working in the marina industry and has worked for three of the UK’s largest Marina Operators. His role now is to ensure that all our UK marinas operate to the highest standards. He creates operational plans and processes for various business disciplines, including financial forecasting and price setting. He’s also responsible for coaching his team of experienced managers to provide the best in leadership, operational best practice and customer experience.
Richard BroadribbBSc (Hons) MRICS
Richard is a Chartered Surveyor with over 27 years’ experience gained in the leisure sector working with Grand Metropolitan plc, Forte Hotels, Travelodge and latterly Ei Group plc, where he held the position of Commercial Property Director. His previous roles have included leading and developing significant acquisition, disposal and development programmes which encompassed leisure, retail and residential properties. He joined the MDL board as Property Director in 2017 and leads the Group’s Estates Division; responsible for extracting best value from its assets and defining the Group’s property strategy
With over 18 years at MDL and a background in market research, Maxine has extensive experience in delivering marketing campaigns that focus on delivering an exceptional customer experience. Her approach is based on up-to-the-minute market and industry data, backed up by real-life experience gained from living in a family of passionate boaters. She now delivers highly effective marketing campaigns across the marketing mix for both B2C and B2B audiences. Maxine is a member of the British Marine’s Market Research and Statistics Committee and holds a CIM Professional Postgraduate Diploma in Strategic Marketing.
Nicolas is the General Manager of Sant Carles Marina and brings to us a wealth of experience gained from the hotel and leisure industry, having held a number of senior management positions in corporate hotel chains and luxury boutique resorts. Nicolas has been involved in the setup and operation of quality leisure facilities both in the Balearic Islands and South America before relocating back to the Spanish mainland and joining MDL.