AlbionRock brings together a group of highly experienced individuals with background and expertise in the world of business, politics, diplomacy and academia providing our clients with a unique understanding of Brexit and its political, economic and social implications.

Mark Boleat bio

Sir Mark Boleat, Senior Partner


Sir Mark holds a portfolio of public sector, commercial and voluntary positions. He is Chairman of Link Scheme Holdings Ltd, Deputy Chairman of the City of London Corporation’s Policy and Resources Committee, having been Chairman from May 2012 to May 2017, Chairman of Governors of the City of London Academy Highbury Grove, Chairman of the Housing and Finance Institute, and member of the Advisory Board of IBDE.

Sir Mark has previously been Director General of the Building Societies Association, the Council of Mortgage Lenders and the Association of British Insurers and Chairman of the Channel Islands Competition and Regulatory Authorities and the Jersey Development Company. Sir Mark was awarded a knighthood in the 2017 Birthday Honours for services to the financial services industry and local government in London.

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Rudi Guraziu, Managing Partner


Rudi has extensive experience in the worlds of business and diplomacy. Rudi is Chairman of the International Business and Diplomatic Exchange (IBDE), chairman of Global Economic Forum, a member of the task Force on Brexit at the M&A Advisor and member of a number of Advisory Boards.  Read more about Rudi >>>

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David has extensive experience in Trade Issues especially in the EU. David is the Executive Chairman of COBCOE the leading European Business organisations covering some 40 countries across Europe and another 30 across the globe. David is a member of the Advisory Board of IBDE.

David has spent some 30 years in the finance sector in senior positions of Coopers & Lybrand (now PWC) and several leading City of London Investment Banks (including Schroders and HSBC). He has worked all over Europe as well as the Middle East and Africa. David received an MBE from HM Queen Elizabeth II for his services to British Business internationally.

David’s engagement with Brexit

As Executive Chairman of COBCOE, David is regularly meeting UK Ministers and Senior Civil Servants, as well as senior representatives in the European Commission. David was the Lead author and chief editor of the highly influential “Brexit – Voices of European Business” report and was involved in the majority of the 28 business roundtables across the EU27 which most of the time involved Ministers from host governments and provided the material for the report. David also lead authored and edited the earlier “Evolving Europe” report on the reform agenda of the EU which was widely debated during the Referendum campaign.


David is an accomplished public speaker, with wide experience in speaking at a wide range of conferences and round-tables. In his work has travelled extensively across the EU meeting and engaging with business leaders and business organisations. He has spoken in-depth on Brexit and trade issues at international gatherings in the UK and across Europe.

David is pleased to consider invitations to speaking or chairing conferences and panel discussions. Please forward your requests to