Mark DaviesManaging Director | 7 Futures
Mark Davies is the founder of 7Futures and has been consulting in workplace resilience, wellbeing and performance since 2000. He is a resilience coach, an FA coach (working for several years at Leicester City FC) and also a mindfulness teacher. He is the only UK consultant to have completed the USA based MMFT training programme: a resilience programme developed by a specialist team of neuroscientists and researchers for the US Marines and is supporting the Mindfulness Initiative for the UK Armed Forces.
Formerly a CEO of J Rothschild International Assurance with responsibility for their European, Americas and Far Eastern operations, Mark has over 20 years of international financial services experience and a deep understanding of the pressures leaders need to manage. His work with a wide variety of public sector and private sector clients (multinationals and SMEs) has been accredited with IIP Gold and national awards for excellence in training and development.
Malcolm GunnyeonPartner | Maclay Murray & Spens LLP
Malcolm trained with MMS and, after spending time in both the Glasgow and Edinburgh offices, he returned to Aberdeen in 2007 to establish the firm’s Commercial Dispute Resolution department there. He became a Partner in 2010.
As a result of establishing of a commercial litigation practice focussed on the Aberdeen market, Malcolm’s current responsibilities include corporate and contractual disputes in the oil & gas sector, insolvency, transportation and choice of law/jurisdiction challenges. Malcolm also heads up the firm’s national Health & Safety practice and has particular experience in the offshore, food & drink, rail and construction sectors.
Notable instructions include acting for a Trustee in Bankruptcy in successfully challenging the Accountant in Bankruptcy's interpretation of the Bankruptcy Fees etc. (Scotland) Regulations 2012, acting for the supplier of vessel dynamic positioning systems in relation to both the civil and criminal aspects of a vessel collision and acting in the first Scottish case to address the question of the applicability of the doctrine of forum non conveniens in the context of the European Union rules on jurisdiction. In the Health & Safety field Malcolm has handled a number of prosecutions involving serious injuries, major workplace fires and fatalities both on and off shore.
Malcolm is a trained mediator, is a Senior Tutor in Advanced Civil Litigation on the Diploma in Professional Legal Practice and lectures on Health & Safety law at the University of Aberdeen. He is also the co-author of the Scottish chapter of Aircraft Liens published by Sweet & Maxwell and was the author of a report for the European Commission on the residual rules of jurisdiction in Scots law.
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